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A Trouser-Wearing Character

The Life and Times of Nancy Spain (Sexual Politics)

by Rose Collis

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Cassell .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Lesbian Studies,
  • Media Studies,
  • History Of Journalism,
  • Lesbians,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • English,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Literary,
  • Specific Groups - Lesbians,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10320521M
    ISBN 100304328790
    ISBN 109780304328796
    OCLC/WorldCa37456710

    Rose Collis is an author and journalist whose critically-acclaimed biographies include 'A Trouser-Wearing Character: The Life and Times of Nancy Spain' (Cassell, ) and 'Colonel Barker’s Monstrous Regiment' (Virago ) Her latest book is Coral Browne: ‘This Effing Lady’ (Oberon Books, ). The Friendly Young Ladies by Mary Renault This novel, set in but published in , takes place mostly in the Thames houseboat of the young ladies of the title. Leo, a trouser-wearing character, works as a writer of Westerns, while her companion Helen, a former nurse, now works as a medical artist, drawing operations and : Tanya Izzard.


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A Trouser Wearing Character book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Nancy Spain, the best-known and most successful all-media woma Ratings: 0.

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Nancy Spain, the best-known and most successful all-media woman celebrity of her time, died in a civilian plane crash on Grand National Day intogether with her longtime partner, Joan Werner Laurie, editor and co-founder of She friend Noel Coward wrote in his diary, 'It is cruel that all that gaiety, intelligence and vitality should be snuffed out when so many bores and.

A Trouser-Wearing Character: The Life and Times of Nancy Spain (Cassell ) When Nancy Spain died in a plane crash, a outside Aintree on Grand National day in with her life partner, Joan Werner Laurie (founding editor of She magazine), she was at the height of a brilliant media career that began as a cub sports reporter in her.

Get this from a library. A trouser-wearing character: the life and times of Nancy Spain. [Rose Collis] -- "Nancy Spain, the best-known and most successful A Trouser-Wearing Character book woman of her time, died in a civilian plane crash on Grand National Day intogether with her longtime partner, Joan 'Jonny' Werner.

Trouser-Wearing Characters is a one-woman show, with a cast of many characters — including Rose’s veteran banjoleles, ‘Alvin’ and ‘Bud’.Inshe said: ‘Trouser-Wearing Characters brings together everything I’ve done in my careers, from singing and writing original songs, to researching and relating stories of fascinating and quirky figures.

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My Grace character wears trousers/jeans in all the picture books from Amazing Grace to Grace at Christmas, except when she is dressing up as other characters or. A Trouser-wearing Character: The Life and Times of Nancy Spain, "sensitive, witty, exhaustively researched," in the words of Spectator reviewer Jonathan Cecil, tells the story of an exception to this rule, a woman well known as a celebrity journalist, broadcaster, and novelist, and an out lesbian, who died tragically in a plane crash in About the Author.

Rose Collis is the author of a number of critically acclaimed books, including Colonel Barker's Monstrous Regiment: A Tale of Female Husbandry (Virago), Portraits To The Wall (Cassell), A Trouser-wearing Character: Life and Times of Nancy Spain (Continuum), and Portraits to the Wall: Women on Women (Continuum)/5(11).

Buy A Trouser-wearing Character: Life and Times of Nancy Spain (Sexual politics) 1st Edition by Collis, Rose (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. /5(4). Joan Ann Werner Laurie (17 November – 21 March ) was an English book and magazine editor. Early and private life. This section relies largely or entirely on a single source.

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Nancy Brooker Spain (13 September – 21 March ) was a prominent English broadcaster and was a columnist for the Daily Express, She magazine, and the News of the World in the s and s.

She also appeared on many radio broadcasts, particularly on Woman's Hour and My Word!, and later as a panelist on the television programmes What's My Line.

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As her biographer, Rose Collis, notes, Spain was a “trouser-wearing character” — a sort of “not in though not exactly explicitly out” lesbian who humorously winked at her straight audience (not all of whom got the joke) and inspired her gay and lesbian one. One sees this Author: The Passing Tramp.

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If you want to unlock all skills in the game, you will need to find Trowzers in each of the five worlds!. Shipwreck Creek. A Trouser-Wearing Character: The Life and Times of Nancy Spain (Cassell & ) Portraits To The Wall, a celebration of lesbian lives hitherto concealed by history (Cassell ).

The Mammoth Book of Lesbian Erotica () The New Encyclopaedia of Brighton () With Stephen Watson she created the Brighton Pink Plaques mobile phone app. Ruler of the Night is a riveting blend of fact and fiction which, like master storyteller David Morrell's previous De Quincey novels, "evokes Victorian London with such finesse that you'll hear the hooves clattering on cobblestones, the racket of dustmen, and 5/5(2).

Nancy Brooker Spain (13 September – 21 March ) was a prominent English broadcaster and was a columnist for the Daily Express, She magazine, and the News of the World in the s and s. She also appeared on many radio broadcasts, particularly on Woman's Hour and My Word!, and later as a panelist on the television programs What's My Line.

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A Trouser-wearing Character. Rose Collis. 01 Apr Hardback. unavailable. Try AbeBooks. The New Encyclopaedia of Brighton. Timothy Carder. 14 Jul   A brief history of women’s fight to wear pants the actress wanted the character she played on The Dick Van Dyke Show that’s where a trouser-wearing faction of the working class calling Author: Marc Bain.

Editorial Reviews "A fantastically imaginative and original story of music-based magic and Robin Hood-style outlaws. If you loved Firefly, this one's a must-read.I've been handing The Hush to everyone I know." —Amie Kaufman, New York Times bestselling author of Illuminae and These Broken Stars *"Chester Hays has been on the road for months, searching for his vanished year Brand: Sky Pony.

Nancy and Joan’s story is told with much relish in Rose Collis’ charming biography “A Trouser Wearing Character – The Life and Times of Nancy Spain.” Nancy Spain with Denis Norden. By a happy coincidence, in the early s Nancy and Joan shared a house in William Mews.

It was at Num which was just a garage in Shena Mackay. Among the books I have enjoyed or been intrigued by this year are The Queen of Whale Cay, the life of "Joe" Carstairs by Kate Summerscale (Fourth Estate); A Trouser-Wearing Character.

As her biographer, Rose Collis, notes, Spain was a “trouser-wearing character” — a sort of “not in though not exactly explicitly out” homosexual (rather like America’s Liberace) who humorously winked at her straight audience (not all of whom got the joke) and inspired her gay one.

One sees this quality as well in her mysteries. Special Collections and Archives' latest exhibition is curated by Dr Becky Munford and Amber Jenkins, School of English, Communication and Philosophy.

The exhibition forms part of Becky's wider research project into trouser wearing among women in Britain, France and America since the French Revolution. Becky's website, 'Women in Trousers: A Visual Archive', will be launched later. A Trouser-wearing Character: the Life and Times of Nancy Spain by Rose Collis The Time Traveller's Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century by Ian Mortimer Members with LuxVestra's books.

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As of January 20th it has s copies in UK. Nancy Brooker Spain (13 September – 21 March ) was a prominent English broadcaster and journalist.

She was a columnist for the Daily Express, She magazine and the News of the World in the s and s, also appearing on many radio broadcasts, particularly on Woman's Hour and My. Inshe created ‘Trouser-Wearing Characters‘, the first ever one-woman musical cabaret show written and performed by a female author.

The show has been performed at theatres and festivals throughout the UK and, in springcompleted a triumphant five-week tour of four major arts festivals in New Zealand and Australia.

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A Funny Thing Happened to the Way: London: Quality Book Company: The Nancy Spain All Colour Cookery Book: London: World Distributors: Further reading. Rose Collis, Trouser-Wearing Character: The Life and Times of Nancy Spain, London: Cassell, ISBN There is no sense of jeopardy, no progression, no development of Strayed as a character.

For 85 minutes we are merely privy to her as a pajama trouser-wearing hip seer who has seen it, done it. Today most people wouldn't bat an eye at a women wearing pants or a bow tie (in the western world), but it wasn't always this way.

In fact, prior to the late 19th and early 20th century, social customs were very strict regarding women’s clothing, with women wearing dresses, underskirts and painfully tight corsets. As her biographer, Rose Collis, notes, Spain was a “trouser-wearing character” — a sort of “not in though not exactly explicitly out” lesbian who humorously winked at her straight audience (not all of whom got the joke) and inspired her gay and lesbian one.

One sees this. She is a gaunt, trouser-wearing, woolen-shirted, cowboy-booted ginger-colored, gingerly-tempered woman of unrevealed age ("That's for me to know, and you to guess.") but promptly revealed opinions, most of which are announced in a voice of rooster-crow altitude and penetration.

().A lavender marriage is a male–female mixed marriage, undertaken as a marriage of convenience to conceal the socially stigmatised sexual orientation of one or both partners. The term dates from the early 20th century and is used almost exclusively to characterize certain marriages of public celebrities in the first half of the 20th century, primarily before World War II, when public attitudes.Infollowing a sensational trial, the good colonel was sentenced to nine months imprisonment.

For Colonel Barker was, in fact, a woman. Her real name was Valerie Lilias Arkell-Smith, the most infamous man-woman of them all. Among Rose Collis books are "A Trouser-Wearing Character, K.D. Lang, "and "The Mammoth Book of Lesbian Erotica."".