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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Adrienne E Gavin
|Description:||xiii, 266 pages ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||The child in British literature: an introdcution / Adrienne E. Gavin --
'That child may doon to fadres reverence': children and childhood in Middle English literature / Daniel T. Kline --
Shakespear's 'terrible infants'?: children in Richard III, King John, and Macbeth / Katie Knowles --
Infant poets and child players: the literary performance of childhood in Caroline England / Lucy Munro --
'Children read for their pleasantness': books for schoolchildren in the seventeenth century / Edel Lamb --
Crusoe's children: Robinson Crusoe and the culture of childhood in the eighteenth century / Andrew O'Malley --
Irony and performance: the romantic child / Roderick McGillis --
Angelic, atavistic, human: the child of the Victorian period / Naomi Wood --
Degenerate 'innocents': childhood, deviance, and criminality in nineteenth-century texts / Liz Thiel --
'She faded and drooped as a flower': constructing the child in the child-rescue literature of late Victorian England / Margot Hillel --
Unadulterated childhood: the child in Edwardian fiction / Adrienne E. Gavin --
'From the enchanted garden to the steps of my father's house': the dissentient child in the early twentieth-century British fiction / Andrew F. Humphries --
Baby Tuckoo among the grown-ups: modernism and childhood in the interwar period / Paul March-Russell --
The post-war child: childhood in British literature in the wake of World War II / Pat Pinsent --
Shackled by past and parents: the child in British children's literature after 1970 / Karen Sands-O'Conner --
Examining the idea of childhood: the child in the contemporary British novel / Katherina Dodou.
|Other Titles:||Literary constructions of childhood, medieval to contemporary|
|Responsibility:||edited by Adrienne E. Gavin.|
'A sustained investigation of the representation and construction of childhood in literature across the centuries is long overdue, but here at last is a carefully assembled volume that
- Children in literature.
- English literature -- History and criticism.
- Children's literature, English -- History and criticism.
- LITERARY CRITICISM -- Children's Literature.
- LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
- SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Children's Studies.
- Children's literature, English.
- English literature.
- Kind (Motiv)