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Factory Girls

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1982), Frank McGuinness's first play, staged at the Peacock [see Abbey Theatre] and based on the experiences of the playwright's mother in a Donegal shirt factory.

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Factory Girl Literature across the World

Ruth Barraclough.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish); Literary Studies - World; Literary Studies (Postcolonial Literature). 5723 words.

Factory girl literature emerged as a powerful critique of the culture of industrialization, delving into mills, canneries and sweatshops to detail the lives of the women and girls who...

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Factory Girls

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1982), Frank McGuinness's first play, staged at the Peacock [see Abbey Theatre] and based on the experiences of the playwright's mother in a Donegal shirt factory.

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Factory Girls

Overview page.

Beginning in Britain in the eighteenth century and spreading rapidly to other parts of the world, the Industrial Revolution replaced human skill and effort with the work of machines. A ...

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Factory Girls

Cynthia Gwynne Yaudes.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 1271 words.

Beginning in Britain in the eighteenth century and spreading rapidly to other parts of the world, the Industrial Revolution replaced

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Factory Girls

Robert Welch.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 28 words.

(1982), Frank McGuinness's first play, staged at the Peacock [see Abbey Theatre] and based on

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Girls of the Factory

M. Laetitia Cairoli.

March 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Society and Culture. 280 pages.

In Morocco today, the idea of female laborers is generally frowned upon. Yet despite this, many women are beginning to find work in factories. The author of this book spent a year in the...

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From Danger and Motherhood to Health and Beauty: Health Advice for the Factory Girl in Early Twentieth-Century Britain<sup>1</sup>

Vicky Long and Hilary Marland.

in Twentieth Century British History

January 2009; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); British History. 12378 words.

A survey of government reports and the archives and journals of other agencies interested in industrial health in early twentieth-century Britain has led us to conclude that, in addition to...

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New Light on Ellen Johnston, ‘The Factory Girl’

H. Gustav Klaus.

in Notes and Queries

December 2008; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History; Linguistics; Literature. 2952 words.

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Factory Girls in an Agrarian Setting circa 1910

Jun Sasaki.

in The Role of Tradition in Japan's Industrialization

May 2006; p ublished online September 2006 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business and Management. 6847 words.

This chapter looks into the working conditions in a rural weaving factory during the early 20th century. Based on the attendance books of workers, it is shown that the days and hours...

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‘I Think Less of the Factory Than of My Native Dell’: Labor, Nature, and the Lowell ‘Mill Girls’

Chad Montrie.

in Environmental History

April 2004; p ublished online April 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 0 words.

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McGuinness, Frank (1953– )

Michael Cox and Christopher Riches.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 99 words.

The Factory Girls (1982) Drama Borderlands (1984) Drama Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the

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Match Girls' strike (1888)

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 87 words.

(1888)

A landmark industrial dispute in Britain. It involved the girls at the factory of Bryant and May

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McGuinness, Frank (1953– )

Christopher Riches and Michael Cox.

in A Dictionary of Writers and their Works

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 198 words.

The Factory Girls (1982) Drama

Borderlands (1984) Drama

Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme...

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John H. Warland (c. 1807–1872)

Edited by Hugh Rawson and Margaret Miner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 66 words.

O sing me a song of the Factory GirlSo merry and glad and free—The bloom on her cheeks,

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The Women in the Sitting Room

M. Laetitia Cairoli.

in Girls of the Factory

March 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 27370 words.

The chapter focuses on the lives of the factory girls through citations of the lives of three factory girls, namely, Nadia, Jamila, and Rashida. The chapter emphasizes how Moroccans accept...

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Girl-in-a-swing

Gordon Campbell.

in Grove Art Online

August 1996; p ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 134 words.

White porcelain figure of a girl in a swing (see fig. on p. 428; London, V&A and Boston, MA, Mus. F.A.). The genre was first identified in 1962, and the unknown factory was initially known...

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Immigrant Labor.

Donna R. Gabaccia.

in The Oxford Companion to United States History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 658 words.

At least since the 1840s, when Irish American workers replaced the native-born “factory girls” of Lowell, Massachusetts, immigrants have loomed

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Introductions

M. Laetitia Cairoli.

in Girls of the Factory

March 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 6188 words.

The chapter focuses on the settings of the houses and lifestyles of the factory girls. This chapter highlights the life and routine of a factory girl named Nadia. Nadia's story is important...

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Gaining Entrée

M. Laetitia Cairoli.

in Girls of the Factory

March 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 10083 words.

This chapter reveals the author's experience in a factory where she spent a few months working and learning about the lives of the factory girls. The chapter recounts her experiences and...

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Final Days

M. Laetitia Cairoli.

in Girls of the Factory

March 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Society and Culture. 11446 words.

The chapter discusses the events in the follow-up to the final days the author spent in the garment factory. The author narrates her interviews with workers waiting in the lunchroom. The...

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