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Childhood and the classics : Britain and America, 1850-1965

Author: Sheila Murnaghan; Deborah H Roberts; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Series: Classical Presences.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First edition, impression 1View all editions and formats
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The dissemination of classical material to children has long been a major form of popularization with far-reaching effects. This volume explores the reception of classical antiquity in childhood from  Read more...

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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Murnaghan; Deborah H Roberts; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780199583478 0199583471
OCLC Number: 1043041114
Description: XV, [1], 336 stron, 8 stron tablic : ilustracje (głównie kolorowe) ; 23 cm.
Contents: FrontmatterList of Illustrations0: Introduction1: "Very Capital Reading for Children": Hawthorne, Kingsley, and the Transformation of Myth into Children's Literature2: Classics in their Own Right: Visions and Revisions of Hawthorne and Kingsley3: "Steeped in Greek Mythology": The First Half of the Twentieth Century4: "Be a Roman Soldier": History, Historical Fiction, and National Identity5: Ancient History for Girls6: The Ancient Prehistory of Modern Adults7: Pan in the Alps: Child and Adult in H.D.'s The Hedgehog8: EpilogueEndmatterBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Classical Presences.
Responsibility: Sheila Murnaghan and Deborah H. Roberts.

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