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The child in British literature

Adrienne E. Gavin

The child in British literature

literary constructions of childhood, medieval to contemporary

by Adrienne E. Gavin

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Children"s Literature,
  • Children in literature,
  • English literature,
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Children"s Studies,
  • Children"s literature, English,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesLiterary constructions of childhood, medieval to contemporary
    Statementedited by Adrienne E. Gavin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR151.C5 C55 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25150448M
    ISBN 109780230348271
    LC Control Number2011048630

      The Education of a British-Protected Child by Chinua Achebe as well as those rare and often overlooked attributes of great literature, clarity and Author: Helon Habila. The timeless children's books you loved growing up are a great way to connect with your child. When you were a small child yourself, your parents may have read the books on this list out loud to you. There's a reason why these books are considered classics: beautiful illustrations, age-appropriate storytelling, and lyrical language make these.

    The fifth child. Doris Lessing. Harriet and David Lovatt, a young middle class couple, buy a big house and have child after child. But with the birth of their fifth child, who's abnormally ugly, mean, strong, and hungry, the Lovatt's get more than they bargained for. Therapy. David Lodge. Picturing the Child in Nineteenth-Century Literature century book that addresses a call for reform is in the format of the Victorian novel Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë. Events in Jane Eyre were grounded in her true experiences at a church-spon-sored school for girls of small means that she and, tragically.

    How to Become a Writer of Children's Literature. Writing children's books can both be easy and hard, depending on how you look at it. It is easy because you only need to think of a simple story for children, and that is also the reason why it is difficult because thinking of stories that can appeal to children these days can be rough.   The Pioneering British Socialist Who Revolutionized Children’s Literature Edith Nesbit with her son John. “I make it a point of honor never to write down to a child,” she : Liesl Schillinger.


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