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David J. Bradshaw

David J. Bradshaw teaches classical and British literature at Warren Wilson College where he chairs the English Department.

Listed in: Victorian Studies · History · British Literature · Literary Studies

Cover of 'The  Voice of Toil'

The Voice of Toil
Nineteenth-Century British Writings about Work
Edited by David J. Bradshaw and Suzanne Ozment

One of the most recurrent and controversial subjects of nineteenth–century discourse was work. Many thinkers associated work with honest pursuit of doing good, not the curse accompanying exile from Eden but rather “a great gift of God.” Sincerely undertaken work comprised a mission entailing a commitment to serve others and promote a better future for all.

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