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mousewife

Rumer Godden

mousewife

by Rumer Godden

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mice -- Fiction,
  • Pigeons -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    A house mouse who thinks there must be more to life than looking for food and caring for her family befriends a lonely, caged dove.

    Edition Notes

    StatementRumer Godden ; with pictures by William Pène Du Bois.
    SeriesViking seafarer books
    ContributionsDu Bois, William Pène, 1916-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p. :
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17730658M
    OCLC/WorldCa26872558

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    Rumer Godden's The Mousewife, first published in and reissued by The New York Review Children's Collection, is a gentle fable of liberation that the prolific British novelist and biographer, who died in , wrote after escaping a loveless first marriage. Scrounging for food while her husband languishes with indigestion, Godden's dutiful. The dove’s tales fill the mousewife with wonder and inspire her to take daring action. Rumer Godden’s lovely fable about unexpected friendship and bittersweet love was inspired by a story Dorothy Wordsworth wrote for her brother, William, and is accompanied by stunning pen-and-ink drawings by William Pène du Bois.4/5(1).

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The mousewife in this book is dutiful and kind but repressed by her husband who does not understand her. Her curiosity is met with harsh words and actions, but she is brave enough to act on it anyway to learn a little about the world around her and to eventually help a friend in need/5.

Praise. The quiet lyricism of William Pène du Bois's drawings for The Mousewife identified beautifully with that miniature epic of heroism, captivity, and freedom. — The Horn Book A haunting little story of the friendship of a busy mousewife for a captive dove, and of her.

"Rumer Godden's The Mousewife, first illustrated in and reissued by The New York Review Children's Collection, is a gentle fable of liberation that the prolific British novelist and biographer, who died inwrote after escaping a loveless first marriage Disarmingly illustrated by William Pene du Bois, this little book makes a case for empathy and daring: Why creep when you can fly?"/5(16).

Praise "Rumer Godden’s The Mousewife, first illustrated in and reissued by The New York Review Children’s Collection, is a gentle fable of liberation that the prolific British novelist and biographer, who died inwrote after escaping a loveless first marriage Disarmingly illustrated by William Pene du Bois, this little book makes a case for empathy and daring: Why creep when.

Certainly this little story with its themes of domestic security and an awakened sense of the sublime of nature reflects the dilemma of women writers in Romanticism. While in Dorothy's original story the dove dies, in this book the dove is released by the mousewife.

I do believe it would be well worth it to publish this book again/5. "Rumer Godden's The Mousewife, first illustrated in and reissued by The New York Review Children's Collection, is a gentle fable of liberation that the prolific British novelist and biographer, who died inwrote after escaping a loveless first marriage Disarmingly illustrated by William Pene du Bois, this little book makes a case for empathy and daring: Why creep when you can fly?"Pages:   Editorial Reviews "Rumer Godden's The Mousewife, first illustrated in and reissued by The New York Review Children's Collection, is a gentle fable of liberation that the prolific British novelist and biographer, who died inwrote after escaping a loveless first marriage Disarmingly illustrated by William Pene du Bois, this little book makes a case for empathy and daring: Why creep /5(2).

The mousewife, by Godden, Rumer Du Bois, William P?ene, and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Macmillan Children's Books, Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers.

In good all round condition. Dust Jacket. Buy a cheap copy of The Mousewife book by Rumer Godden. Day in and day out the dutiful mousewife works alongside her mousehusband in the house of Miss Barbara Wilkinson.

It is a nice house and the mousewife is for the Free shipping over $/5(2). the mousewife by Rumer Godden ‧ RELEASE DATE: March 1, Much less rarefied in appeal than The Doll's House, this witty, tender story of a sturdy little mousewife who yearned toward far horizons is a captivating fancy.

: The Mousewife: Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as /5(). Click to read more about The Mousewife by Rumer Godden.

LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers4/5(5). Get this from a library. The mousewife. [Rumer Godden; William Pène du Bois] -- A house mouse who thinks there must be more to life than looking for food and caring for her family befriends a. The dove’s tales fill the mousewife with wonder and inspire her to take daring action.

Rumer Godden’s lovely fable about unexpected friendship and bittersweet love was inspired by a story Dorothy Wordsworth wrote for her brother, William, and is accompanied by stunning pen-and-ink drawings by William Pène du Bois.

Get this from a library. The Mousewife. [Rumer Godden; William Pène du Bois] -- The mousewife was the perfect little housewife but she wanted more.

One day a captive dove was brought to live in the house and the mousewife learns the meaning of altruism. The book has even been more enhanced with the sketches and illustrations of award-winning William Pene du Bois who has made the mousewife’s longing for something that can not be shaped into words come alive through his subdued black-and-white images that evoke tiny pitter-patters in the heart – leaving an indelible imprint in there for this.

Buy The Mousewife by Rumer Godden online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 7 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Margaret Rumer Godden OBE (10 December – 8 November ) was an English author of more than 60 fiction and nonfiction books. Nine of her works have been made into films, most notably Black Narcissus in A few of her works were co-written with her older sister, novelist Jon Godden, including Two Under the Indian Sun, a memoir of the Goddens' childhood in a region now part of Children: Jane (Foster) Murray Flutter, Paula (Foster) Kenilworth.

About this Book Day in and day out the dutiful mousewife works alongside her mousehusband in the house of Miss Barbara Wilkinson. It is a nice house and the mousewife is for the most part happy collecting crumbs and preparing a nest for her future mouse-babies—yet she yearns for something more.

The Mousewife by Rumer Godden was one of the books I got for Christmas, it was first published in but my copy was published in It’s such a cute wee book with just 39 pages and lots of illustrations which are by William Pene du Bois. This is ostensibly a book for children but in reality it will probably be appreciated more by adults.

This book was given to me by my boss yesterday and I only got around to reading it today. The Mousewife is a very short children's story about a mousewife who was different from all the mice.

Though she looked the same and did the same thing as the other mice, there was this part inside her which was quite not very mouse.

"Rumer Godden's The Mousewife, first illustrated in and reissued by The New York Review Children's Collection, is a gentle fable of liberation that the prolific British novelist and biographer, who died inwrote after escaping a loveless first marriage Disarmingly illustrated by William Pene du Bois, this little book makes a case for empathy and daring: Why creep when you can fly?"/5().ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices.

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