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prime of Miss Jean Brodie

Muriel Spark

prime of Miss Jean Brodie

by Muriel Spark

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Published by Dell Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMauriel Spark.
SeriesA Laurel Edition
The Physical Object
Pagination156 p. ;
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18193615M

In Maggie Smith took the coveted roll of Miss Brodie. Alongside her, Teddy Lloyd was played by her husband of the time, Robert Stephens. The two were mesmorizing and the movie tried its best to stick to the book. However it lacked some of the key parts and changed the story a bit too much. To me I saw the movie first and was sucked in.   Spark's most celebrated novel, THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE, tells the story of a charismatic schoolteacher's catastrophic effect on her pupils. THE GIRLS OF SLENDER MEANS" is a beautifully drawn portrait of young women living in a hostel in London in the giddy postwar days of /5().

The New Yorker, Octo P. Miss Jean Brodie was an unusual teacher at the Marcia Blaine School for girls, in Edinburgh. Her pupils were called the Brodie set and were vastly informed Author: Muriel Spark. Book Club Discussion Questions Use our LitLovers Book Club Resources; they can help with discussions for any book: • How to Discuss a Book (helpful discussion tips) • Generic Discussion Questions—Fiction and Nonfiction • Read-Think-Talk (a guided reading chart) Also consider these LitLovers talking points to help get a discussion started for The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.

Download The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark Download Free Ebook PDF eBook. Name of writer, number pages in ebook and size are given in our post. Check here and also read some short description about The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie .   Now in a special edition marking the th anniversary of the author’s birth, Muriel Spark’s classic novel, widely hailed as one of the 20 th century’s best.. At the staid Marcia Blaine School for Girls, in Edinburgh, Scotland, teacher extraordinaire Miss Jean Brodie is unmistakably, and outspokenly, in her prime.


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Spark's most celebrated novel, THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE, tells the story of a charismatic schoolteacher's catastrophic effect on her pupils. THE GIRLS OF SLENDER MEANS" is a beautifully drawn portrait of young women living in a hostel in London in the giddy postwar days of Cited by: 1.

- Muriel Spark, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie. Published in and set in a Scottish girl's school in the pre-World War II period (s) when Fascism was favorable (among those in their Prime) and on the rise, 'The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie' tells the story of an unconventional "I shall remain at this education factory where my duty lies/5(K).

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie is Spark’s masterpiece, a novel that offers one of twentieth-century English literature’s most iconic and complex characters—a woman at once admirable and sinister, benevolent and conniving/5().

Overview Now in a special edition marking the th anniversary of the author’s birth, Muriel Spark’s classic novel, widely hailed as one of the 20 th century’s best. At the staid Marcia Blaine Prime of Miss Jean Brodie book for Girls, in Edinburgh, Scotland, teacher extraordinaire Miss Jean Brodie is unmistakably, and outspokenly, in her prime/5(41).

The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie () About book: Score another point for the It's Not You, It's Me rating. In books as in life, I just can't get past certain character flaws.

Miss Jean Brodie is the kind of teacher my high-school self would have gone positively apeshit over. Muriel Spark has books on Goodreads with ratings. Muriel Spark’s most popular book is The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie.

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie is so short that it was first published, in its entirety, in the New Yorker, and then reissued in volume form by Macmillan in the UK in Although published inThe Prime of Miss Jean Brodie is set in the s, and is especially preoccupied with the fascist governments that came to power during this period, in the decade leading up to World War II—those led by Mussolini in Italy, Hitler in Germany, and Francisco Franco in Spain.

"Miss Brodie seems to have been in her prime for a long time," replied Sandy, who was famous even then for her piggy eyes. "That is one of the book's comic conceits," said Monica, who was famous.

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie was first published in the United States where it had previously appeared almost in its entirety in a single issue of the New Yorker. This was unprecedented, and reflected the recognition by the magazine’s editor, William Shawn, of the novel’s classic quality.

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Summary It is the early s. At the Marcia Blaine School, located in Edinburgh, Scotland, a class of ten-year-old girls begins two years of instruction with Miss Jean Brodie, a charismatic teacher at the Junior school who.

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie is a novel by novelist Muriel Spark, the best known of her works. [1] It first saw publication in The New Yorker magazine and was published as a book by Macmillan in The character of Miss Jean Brodie brought Spark international fame and brought her into the first rank of contemporary Scottish literature.

Inthe novel was. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Analysis. Miss Brodie busies herself with educating the girls on issues that are not even in the curriculum or even relevant to the curriculum. She involves them in her personal love affairs by telling them her love stories.

At the staid Marcia Blaine School for Girls, in Edinburgh, Scotland, Miss Jean Brodie--teacher extraordinaire--is unmistakably, and outspokenly, in her prime. She is passionate in the application of her unorthodox teaching methods, in her attraction to the married art master, Teddy Lloyd, in her affair with the bachelor music master, Gordon.

Directed by Ronald Neame. With Maggie Smith, Gordon Jackson, Robert Stephens, Pamela Franklin. A headstrong young teacher in a private school in s Edinburgh ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable twelve-year-old charges with her over-romanticized world view/10(K).

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark () The boys, as they talked to the girls from Marcia Blaine School, stood on the far side of their bicycles holding the handlebars, which established a protective fence of bicycle between the sexes, and.

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie was adapted by Scottish Television into a seven episode television serial for ITV in that featured Geraldine McEwan in the lead role. Rather than recapitulate the plot of the novel, the series imagined episodes in the lives of the characters, such as conflict between Jean Brodie and the father of an Italian refugee student, who fled Based on: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel.

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Spark, Muriel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In the novel "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie," what exactly is Jean Brodie's prime and what does Miss Brodie believes she is in her prime as she enters her 40s in.

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie is perhaps her best known work, because of the film. Naturally, the book is different (and so much better) than the film.

Though it can be tricky to put the shallow stereotypes presented by the film's 4/5(). Miss Brodie is a slightly mad teacher who presents her fanatical image of life as a romantic adventure.

An inspiration to the young women she teachers, Miss Brodie espouses her wisdom on art and music as well as fascism. Ultimately, one of her pupils betrays her by seducing the professor Miss Brodie loves, and finally by accusing Miss Brodie's behavior as the cause of 3/5(1).Published in and set in a Scottish girl's school in the pre-World War II period (s) when Fascism was favorable (among those in their Prime) and on the rise, 'The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie' tells the story of an unconventional teacher and her influence on a group or six girls (more probably, but the story focuses on six).The The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like : Muriel Spark.