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Love on the Dole

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Published by Random House UK, Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9271026M
    ISBN 10009922481X
    ISBN 109780099224815


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Love on the Dole by Walter Greenwood Download PDF EPUB FB2

Love On The Dole's dialogue is written in a Northern vernacular & it took me a while to adjust. This book was published in and there is a wealth of great period detail but it is the overriding impression of grinding, unremitting poverty that is most powerful/5.

Walter Greenwood's "Love on the Dole" was the first novel to be set against a background of mass unemployment and was instantly recognised as a classic when it was first published in Raw, violent and powerful, it was a cry of outrage that stirred the national /5(64).

An evocative portrayal of life in depression-era Britain, Love on the Dole sold thousands when it was first published in the s. John Harris visits the Salford streets where it was set and.

Love on the Dole This is a remarkable book based on the the author's own upbringing in incredible poverty in the North of England. It was a best seller at the time and was made into a play and a film. A lot of it is pretty depressing as the characters' lives are so grim and difficult BUT there are some funny chapters Love on the Dole book by: Love on the Dole is a British drama film starring Deborah Kerr and Clifford Evans.

It was adapted from the novel of the same name by Walter Greenwood. It was the first English-made feature film to show English police wielding batons against a crowd.

The film is set in Hanky Park, part of Salford, in at the height of the Great by: Richard Addinsell, Orchestrated, Roy Douglas. Love on the Dole () Plot.

Showing all 2 items Jump to: Summaries (2) Summaries. During the depression in England, a young lady from Lancashire decides to be a rich bookmaker's mistress, just to help the rest of her family who are unemployed.

—S.W.P. Welcome to the Walter Greenwood: Not Just Love on the Dole Site. This site will explore the life, literary career and historical and social context of the working-class writer, Walter Greenwood ().

He is best remembered for his unemployment novel, Love on the Dole (and the subsequent play version,and later film version, ). The book is extremely powerful at describing their feelings: Greenwood has a particular gift for building up sentences through multiple subordinate clauses, almost as if he were trying to describe his characters' thought-processes.

LOVE ON THE DOLE is a classic novel, as powerful today as it was when first published over eighty years ago/5. love on the dole Download love on the dole or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get love on the dole book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get Love on the Dole book that you want. Book Description: Love on the Dole(), the iconic novel about s British working-class life, has a significant place in British cultural author, Walter Greenwood, went from unemployed Salford man to best-selling writer, and the novel has never been out of print.

Directed by John Baxter. With Deborah Kerr, Clifford Evans, George Carney, Mary Merrall. During the depression in England, a young lady from Lancashire decides to be a rich bookmaker's mistress, just to help the rest of her family who are unemployed/10(). Walter Greenwood’s “Love on the Dole” was the first novel to be set against a background of mass unemployment and was instantly recognised as a classic when it was first published in Raw, violent and powerful, it was a cry of outrage that stirred the national.

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He was only 29 when it appeared in /5. Love on the Dole, his first novel, was accepted for publication inand when it appeared in it was at once recognized as a classic. He published ten more novels, a volume of short stories and his autobiography, There Was a Time.5/5(3).

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To Begin at the Beginning: Love on the Dole by Walter Greenwood () Much of Walter Greenwood’s other fiction refers back to his first novel, Love on the Dole (), and so it should be helpful to start with a review for his first novel too, though it is his most famous.

Love on the Dole established Greenwood’s reputation, was influential at the time and later, and rapidly changed his. In this piece of work I am going to review the book ‘Love On The Dole’, written by Walter Greenwood. The story is based in ‘Hanky Park’ which is a fictional place on the outskirts of Salford in Manchester.

The novel is written about the old days and describes in great detail struggles that many ordinary working class people face in life. What life means to those at the bottom': Love on the Dole and its Reception since the s. Other articles where Love on the Dole is discussed: English literature: The s: Walter Greenwood’s Love on the Dole () is a bleak record, in the manner of Bennett, of the economic depression in a northern working-class community; and Graham Greene’s It’s a Battlefield () and Brighton Rock () are desolate studies, in the manner of Conrad, of the loneliness.

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Get this from a library. Love on the dole. [Walter Greenwood] -- In Hanky Park, near Salford, Harry and Sally Hardcastle grow up in a society preoccupied with poverty.

Harry's love affair with a local girl ends in a shotgun marriage, and disowned by his family he. At 21, since well-behaved machines need only boys to tend them, he was a qualified engineer on the dole, a corner boy in love. The book tells the Author: Guardian Staff. Love on the Dole is very much of its time and offers a glimpse into life from a bygone era.

However, if you read this book and take it with you around the UK or indeed anywhere else around the world you’ll find there are Hanky Parks still in existence albeit with a different name.

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A lot of it is pretty depressing as the characters' lives are so grim and difficult BUT there are some funny chapters as well/5(5). Liverpool University Press is the UK's third oldest university press, with a distinguished history of publishing exceptional research since Love on the Dole (), the iconic novel about s British working-class life, has a significant place in British cultural history.

Its author, Walter Greenwood, went from unemployed Salford man to best-selling writer, and the novel has never. Walter Greenwood's Love on the Dole was the first novel to be set against a background of mass unemployment and was instantly recognised as a classic when it was first published in Raw, violent and powerful, it was a cry of outrage that stirred the national.

Love On The Dole and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle.5/5(1). Speaking here not as a politician but as a wounded G.I., Dole recounts his own odyssey of courage and sacrifice, and also honors the fighting spirit of the countless heroes with whom he served.

Heartfelt and inspiring, One Soldier's Story is the World War. Love on the Dole centres on the Hardcastle family and their neighbours in Hanky Park,a poor part of Salford. Mr Hardcastle, a miner, Mrs Hardcastle a housewife and their children Harry and Sally along with their neighbours represent a working-class economy which was always fragile and was further damaged during the 's as a consequences of /5(8).

Salford, Mr Hardcastle is a miner, his son; Harry, is an apprentice at the local engineering firm and Sally, his daughter, works at the cotton mills. The mine is put on three-day working. Sally meets up with Larry Meath and is invited to a Young Labour ramble in the.

Walter Greenwood's Love on the Dole." ^ a b c Ray Speakman, Introduction to Love on the Dole by Ronald Gow & Walter Greenwood. Heinemann Educational Books, ^ A review – The thing that counts, New Statesman, 9 February ^ Stephen Constantine, "Love on the Dole and Its Reception in the s," in Literature and History (), – Speaking here not as a politician but as a wounded G.I., Dole recounts his own odyssey of courage and sacrifice, and also honors the fighting spirit of the countless heroes with whom he served.

Heartfelt and inspiring, One Soldier's Story is the World War II chronicle that America has been waiting for. BOOK REVIEW / Recent paperbacks: Love on the Dole - Walter Greenwood: Vintage, pounds fight to keep true to themselves and off the dole queue.

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64 likes. "I tried to show what life means to a young man living under the shadow of the dole, the tragedy of a lost generation who are denied consummation, in decency, of the Followers: LOVE ON THE DOLE () UK, b/w, 95m.

Directed by John Baxter after a Walter Greenwood novel. The first starring role for 19 year old Deborah Kerr in her third film. This one is a pitch black working class social drama set in 's Salford during the Great Depression/5(73). Love On The Dole The book was dramatised by Ronald Gow, but has also been adapted as a film and even a (now forgotten) musical.

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comment. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Be the first one.A young millworker falls in love with an unemployed fellow who will not marry her while he is on the dole.

Later he is killed while demonstrating against working conditions.5/5(1).