THE BRENT TWIG by CANFIELD, Dorothy [Dorothy Canfield Fisher].


Edition: First Canadian issue

Toronto: Copp Clark, 1915. Octavo, maroon cloth gilt lettered, Spine ends and outer corners have rubbving; bump to lower outer corner of front cover; page edges yelllowed; 1916 owner named at front; a good, clean, tight and unworn copy overall. Made from US sheets. "The Bent Twig is the first of Dorothy Canfield's novels to give fictional form to the Montessori method and to reflect the insights into education and human development that she gained in Rome while visiting Maria Montessori. The novel's concerns with gender roles, race relations, substance abuse, the environment, and the welfare of children remain contemporary and still speak to us across the years."

Book ID: 39655
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