Suspense and Obscurity
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Robert Roberts was born in a Salford slum in 1905, the son of corner shopkeepers.
Robert Roberts was born in a Salford slum in 1905, the son of corner shopkeepers. While a teacher he began to write stories, plays, BBC scripts and stories, several of which won him scholarships and awards. After sixteen years of hill farming, Robert Roberts started to teach in prisons and became an acknowledged expert on adult illiteracy
Roberts writes in The Classic Slum in one of the important quotes from the book, the homes of the very poor contained little or no bought furniture. They made do with boxes and slept in their clothes and in what other garments they could beg or filch. Of such people there were millions.
Roberts writes in The Classic Slum in one of the important quotes from the book, the homes of the very poor contained little or no bought furniture.
Taking it's title from Frederick Engels' description of Salford, The Classic Slum is part social history, part autobiography and part oral-history book.
The Classic Slum book. Roberts was born into a slum family in Salford, but they were slightly better off than many as they owned the ‘corne The Classic Slum – Brilliant Social History of the Slums. I have recently re-read this classic book of social history, The Classic Slum wipes away any ‘romantic’ thoughts about early 20th century poverty in Salford. The author Robert Roberts wrote this book, born in 1905 wrote this in the latter part of his life, and it is a recollection of his first 25 years in Salford.
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A Ragged Schooling: Growing Up in the Classic Slum by. Robert Roberts. Roberts' Guide for Butlers & Household St by.
Robert Roberts (1905–1974) was an English teacher and writer. Roberts was born in the slums of Salford. For many years, his parents ran the corner shop, selling everyday necessities to the often very poor customers. His books The Classic Slum and A Ragged Schooling reflect his experiences there. The books have been hailed as classics of working class autobiography. The Classic Slum (1971). A Ragged Schooling (1976).
I have recently re-read this classic book of social history, The Classic Slum wipes away any ‘romantic’ thoughts about early 20th century poverty in Salford.
If you enjoy the works of Robert Sheckley then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection. 1 071. 0. Published: 2009.
Suspense and Obscurity