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Little house, long shadow : Laura Ingalls Wilder's impact on American culture

Author: Anita Clair Fellman
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beyond their status as classic children's stories, Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books play a significant role in American culture that most people cannot begin to appreciate. Millions of children have sampled the books in school; played out the roles of Laura and Mary; or visited Wilder homesites with their parents, who may be fans themselves. Yet, as Anita Clair Fellman shows, there is even more to this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Laura Ingalls Wilder; Laura Ingalls Wilder; Laura Ingalls Wilder; Laura Ingalls Wilder; Laura Ingalls Wilder; Laura Ingalls Wilder; Laura Ingalls Wilder; Laura Ingalls Wilder; Laura Ingalls Wilder; Laura Ingalls Wilder
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anita Clair Fellman
ISBN: 9780826218032 0826218032
OCLC Number: 182851149
Description: xi, 342 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Growing up in little houses --
Creating The little house --
Revisiting The little houses --
Little house in the classroom --
The little house readers at home --
The little house books in public --
The little house in American politics.
Responsibility: Anita Clair Fellman.
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There is much to admire in this book. Many have casually noted these connections, but no one has put them all together so well. William Holtz, author of "The Ghost in the Little House: A Life of Rose Read more...

 
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