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Focus: ‘High Wages’, ‘The Deepening Stream’, ‘No Surrender’

The Assembly Rooms
Sunday 21st April
1pm to 2pm

Jamilah Ahmed, literary agent and former Persephone Books employee, will introduce three 15-20 minute papers on a Persephone book: Dr Rachel Carroll from the University of Teesside on ‘A glove, a slip, a cap: materialising clothing poverty in Dorothy Whipple’s High Wages’, Dr Katie Harling-Lee from Durham University on ‘The medium for the communion of the spirit is not words, but life’: Music and Quaker Silence in The Deepening Stream by Dorothy Canfield Fisher, and Dr Clara Jones from King’s College London on ‘Constance Maud's No Surrender and the politics of Adult Suffrage’.
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