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Agnes Smedley

Janice R. MacKinnon

Agnes Smedley

the life and times of an American radical

by Janice R. MacKinnon

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Virago in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smedley, Agnes, -- 1892-1950.,
  • Journalists -- United States -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p389-404. - Includes index.

    Statement[by] Janice R. MacKinnon, Stephen R. MacKinnon.
    ContributionsMacKinnon, Stephen R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN4874.S5/
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 425p., (26)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages425
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17535724M
    ISBN 100860682617
    OCLC/WorldCa17264947


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Agnes Smedley ( - ) was Agnes Smedley book American journalist and writer, well known for her semi-autobiographical novel Daughter of Earth as well as for her sympathetic chronicling of the Communist forces in the Chinese Civil War.

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Was sent by Moscow to China insettling in Shanghai where she became an outspoken advocate of sexual freedom and women’s’ issues as well as pushing other leftist issues. Ruth Price traces Agnes Smedley's unlikely trajectory from a small Missouri town to the coal country of Colorado; to Berkeley and Greenwich Village; to Berlin, Moscow, and China.

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Agnes Smedley (–) drew upon her own search for spiritual consciousness in this powerful exploration of race, class, and sex in early twentieth-century America.

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Agnes Smedley, the daughter of a labourer, was born in Osgood, Missouri, on 23rd February, Ten years later the family moved to the mining town of Trinidad, Colorado. Her father, Charles Smedley, deserted the family in and at the age of fourteen.

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Oxford Univ. $30 (p) ISBN "I may not be innocent, but I'm right" is the epigraph that begins this. Agnes Smedley: | | ||| | A young Agnes Smedley, | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most. Alice Roberts describes the fascinating life of a committed American friend of China: Agnes Smedley, the article first appeared in SACU's China Now magazine It is difficult to convey in a few brief words how a working-class woman, born in northern Missouri of an itinerant miner and a boarding house cook and raised in the Rockefeller 'mining camps' where the Colorado Fuel and Iron.

The Lives of Agnes Smedley, her first nonfiction book, is the result of more than 15 years of work. Editorial Reviews "It is owing to the strength and brilliance of Price's rivetingly well-written book that one can disagree with her conclusion and her desire to depict Smedley as a heroine, and still recommend her work as a moving and genuinely Pages: But there were years when, in search of what I thought was better, nobler things I denied these, my people, and my family.

I forgot the songs they sung - and most of those songs are now dead; I erased their dialect from my tongue; I was ashamed of them and their ways of life. Battle Hymn of China, by Agnes Smedley. Also published as China Correspondent.

This book is a first-hand account of the Sino-Japanese War, from the viewpoint of a left-wing US woman who tried sharing the lives of ordinary her: Alfred A. Knopf (USA), Victor Gollancz (UK).

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The Lives of Agnes Smedley by Ruth Price Born in Missouri inAgnes Smedley grew up in poverty, the eldest of five siblings. What she most dreaded was to end up like her mother Sara, bearing many children, scrounging to feed them and often abandoned for long periods by her husband.

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