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Only connect; readings on children's literature.

Author: Sheila A Egoff; G T Stubbs; L F Ashley
Publisher: Toronto, New York, Oxford University Press, 1969.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Egoff, Sheila A.
Only connect.
Toronto, New York, Oxford University Press, 1969
(OCoLC)571207842
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila A Egoff; G T Stubbs; L F Ashley
OCLC Number: 77573
Description: xvii, 471 pages 21 cm
Contents: 1. Books and children. The golden age of children's books / Roger Lancelyn Green --
Children's reading and adults' values / Edward W. Rosenheim, Jr. --
Didacticism in modern dress / John Rowe Townsend --
'For indeed it was he' --
An imaginary correspondence / Rumer Godden --
'Good bunnies always obey': books for American children / Jason Epstein --
The child and the book / Anthony Storr --
Thoughts concerning children's books / Penelope Mortimer --
Goodbye Humphrey, hello Dick and Jane / Diana Goldsborough --
2. Fairy tales, fantasy, animals. Where is fancy bred? / Helen Lourie --
Children and fairy stories / J.R.R. Tolkien --
The truth of fables / Michael Hornyansky --
Wells of fancy, 1865-1965 / Donnarae MacCann --
A child's garden of bewilderment / Martin Gardner --
A late wanderer in Oz / Jordan Brotman --
News from Narnia / Lillian H. Smith --
Babar's civilization analysed / Edmund Leach --
Only connect / P.L. Travers --
On three ways of writing for children / C.S. Lewis --
The animal story: a challenge in technique / William H. Magee --
3. Historical fiction. Clio junior: historical novels for children / Marion Lochhead --
Combined ops / Rosemary Sutcliff --
The search for selfhood: the historical novels of Rosemary Sutcliff --
Henry Treece: lament for a maker --
4. Some writers and their books. Hans Christian Andersen / Alan Moray Williams --
Andrew Lang in fairyland / Roger Lancelyn Green --
With birds in his beard / Alison White --
Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy, and Louisa / Elizabeth Janeway --
Beatrix Potter / Graham Greene --
Huckleberry Finn: a critical essay / T.S. Eliot --
Arthur Ransome: charting the course --
Professionals and confessionals: Dr. Seuss and Kenneth Grahame / Clifton Fadiman --
Among the wild things / Nat Hentoff --
5. Illustration. Creation of a picture book / Edward Ardizzone --
Children's book illustration: the pleasures and problems / Roger Duvoisin --
Randolph Caldecott / Frederick Laws --
6. The modern scene. Science fiction / Sheila Egoff --
Fiction for teenagers / Nat Hentoff --
The present state of English children's literature / John Rowe Townsend --
Precepts and pleasures: changing emphases in the writing and criticism of children's literature / Sheila Egoff.
Responsibility: Edited by Sheila Egoff, G.T. Stubbs, and L.F. Ashley.

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