The Corn is Green

Miss Moffat, an English spinster, settles in a Welsh mining village where she starts a school for the boys of the neighborhood Morgan Evans shows promise and Miss Moffat determines to do everything possible for him Against the prejudice of local folk and the wealthy squire, she manages to make good, and in Morgan she finds a young man who will go far She at last persuadMiss Moffat, an English spinster, settles in a Welsh mining village where she starts a school for the boys of the neighborhood Morgan Evans shows promise and Miss Moffat determines to do everything possible for him Against the prejudice of local folk and the wealthy squire, she manages to make good, and in Morgan she finds a young man who will go far She at last persuades the squire to lend his support, and she prepares the boy to apply for a scholarship to Oxford Morgan, however, rebels against help from a woman and temporarily succumbs to the charm of a flashy girl His mistaken sense of obligation nearly ruins his chances of success, and Miss Moffat realizes that her interest in him has become too absorbing However, her affection for him, her courage and wisdom in the end bring her victory Morgan wins the scholarship, and Miss Moffat s work comes to a happy conclusion.
The Corn is Green Miss Moffat an English spinster settles in a Welsh mining village where she starts a school for the boys of the neighborhood Morgan Evans shows promise and Miss Moffat determines to do everything po

  • Title: The Corn is Green
  • Author: Emlyn Williams
  • ISBN: 9780822202400
  • Page: 376
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “The Corn is Green”

    1. From BBC Radio 4 EXtra:Scene: Glansarno, a small village in a remote Welsh countryside. Time: a period of three years in the latter part of the 19th century.Teacher Miss Moffat is determined to win local miners over to her English ways in this semi-autobiographical work by Emlyn Williams.Cast - Miss Moffat: Gladys Young. Morgan Evans: Richard Burton. Welsh folk songs sung by boys from Aberdare County School.Adapted for broadcasting by T Rowland Hughes. Produced by PH Burton.First broadcast on Sa [...]

    2. BBC radio 4 extra celebrates the life and work of Richard BurtonScene: Glansarno, a small village in a remote Welsh countryside. Time: a period of three years in the latter part of the 19th century.Teacher Miss Moffat is determined to win local miners over to her English ways in this semi-autobiographical work by Emlyn Williams.Cast - Miss Moffat: Gladys Young. Morgan Evans: Richard Burton. Welsh folk songs sung by boys from Aberdare County School.Adapted for broadcasting by T Rowland Hughes. Pr [...]

    3. The Corn is Green is a wonderful play addressing teaching in a Welsh coal mining village at the turn of the 20th century.

    4. Inspiring story of a poor Welsh orphan boy genius miner who makes it to Oxford University with the help of a spinster schoolmistress.

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