Jessica Mitford - Poison Penmanship

Fionnuala Doran

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A four page visual narrative on the social activism and journalistic career of Jessica Mitford, one of the six notorious daughters of Lord and Lady Redesdale, who ran away from the aristocratic life of her siblings to fight fascism in the Spanish Civil War, who marched alongside Martin Luter King and who exposed the exploitative practises of the American funeral industry in her best selling expose, The American Way of Death.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWe Shall Fight Until We Win
EditorsLaura Jones, Sha Nazir, Heather McDaid
Place of PublicationUnited Kingdom
PublisherBHP Comics/404 Ink
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781910775165
Publication statusPublished - 2018
EventWe Shall Fight Until We Win Launch with 404Ink & BHP: Launch event featuring Denise Mina and Fionnuala Doran - Waterstones, Argyle Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Duration: 13 Jun 201813 Jun 2018


OtherWe Shall Fight Until We Win Launch with 404Ink & BHP
CountryUnited Kingdom
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    Doran, F. (2018). Jessica Mitford - Poison Penmanship. In L. Jones, S. Nazir, & H. McDaid (Eds.), We Shall Fight Until We Win BHP Comics/404 Ink.