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Jail fire : the life and work of Elizabeth Fry

Author: Julie C Robinson
Publisher: Ottawa : BuschekBooks, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : Biography : English
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A poetic interpretation of the life of Quaker prison reformer Elizabeth Fry.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Poésie
Biography Poetry
Biographies Poésie
Named Person: Elizabeth Gurney Fry; Elizabeth Gurney Fry; Elizabeth Gurney Fry
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julie C Robinson
ISBN: 9781894543781 1894543785
OCLC Number: 861064201
Description: 62 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Some say the women are wild --
Deliberation --
An essential beautiful risk --
Her face turned up --
Portraits of Newgate Gaol --
The pull of obscured beauty --
Jail fire --
Charlotte prays for her soul --
Births --
Our lives lived out loud --
I''ll be damned if Lady Justics has ever been a Mother --
A kiss on my palm or malefactor --
Ladies society for the improvement of female prisoners in Newgate --
A thimble each --
Questions --
Cartography of the open --
The particular sound of wind played through her --
The strict quaker --
Femal prophet --
Choosing autumn --
Scots pine --
Marriage --
Transplanted --
earlham Hall, Norwich --
Baby Katharine --
Anniversary --
An Odd consolation --
Appeal to Pious and sensible mind --
Injury --
Autumn --
Autumn II --
Elizabeth's prayer --
A lone heron --
Swaddled in cardboard boxes, ankle-tagged for retrieval --
Huge rustling shakes the trees --
The blank page will hold any smashed spilled heart --
She angles forward into need --
Where stillnesses yearn.
Responsibility: poems by Julie C. Robinson.

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A poetic interpretation of the life of Quaker prison reformer Elizabeth Fry.

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