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The poor lodger

The poor lodger

a comedy, in five acts : as performed at the Boston theatre

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Published by Printed by Joshua Belcher in Boston .
Written in


Edition Notes

Statementby William Charles White.
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 24437.
ContributionsBurney, Fanny, 1752-1840.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination90 p.
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17715086M

n ''The Dress Lodger,'' Sheri Holman brings to new realms the ambition and gusto she exhibited so dazzlingly in her debut novel, ''A Stolen Tongue,'' a book that chronicled (with acrobatically deft. living conditions among the urban poor. In , he published How the Other Half Lives, illustrated with line drawings based on his photographs. Riis's work helped spark a new approach to reporting called "muckraking" that eventually led to the Progressive Era reform movements to improve these conditions. Here is an excerpt from Riis's book.

Get this from a library! The poor lodger: a comedy, in five acts: as performed at the Boston theatre. [William Charles White; Fanny Burney].   Our lodger shuffled away abruptly, as if disconcerted; but the ill-favoured cat, whisking round, stood like a demon sentinel upon the corpse, growling and hissing, with arched back and glaring eyes. The lodger, turning abruptly toward me, motioned me to one side. Mechanically I obeyed his gesture, and he hurried hastily from the room.

Lodgers in Bayard Street Tenement, Five Cents a Spot. Jacob August Riis (American, born Denmark. –). Gelatin silver print, printed , 6 3/16 x 4 3/4" ( x 12 cm). a book of which the queer name was Cruden's Concordance. That and the Bible--Mrs. Bunting had soon discovered that there was a relation between the two books--seemed to be the lodger's only reading. He spent hours each day, generally after he had eaten the breakfast which also served for 1/5.


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