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Stronger, truer, bolder : American children's writing, nature, and the environment

Author: Karen L Kilcup
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2021]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Virtually every famous nineteenth-century writer (Harriet Beecher Stowe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ralph Waldo Emerson)-and many not-so-famous-wrote literature for children; many contributed regularly to these periodicals, and many entered the field of nature writing, responding to and forwarding the century's huge social and cultural changes. Appreciating America's unique natural wonders dovetailed with children's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen L Kilcup
ISBN: 9780820358611 0820358614 9780820358598 0820358592
OCLC Number: 1200037760
Description: xv, 428 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm
Contents: Playing in the dirt : nineteenth-century children and their environmental literature --
Children's environmental literature in the nineteenth-century United States and beyond --
"Frightful stories" : savage nature, civilized culture in the juvenile miscellany --
"What do we mean by nature?" : animals, Americans, and agency --
"Such great results" : engendering environmental agency, 1854-1875 --
"Love in a Noah's Ark" : animals, children, and America --
From Little machinery to the technology of war : children's environmental literature after 1900.
Responsibility: Karen L. Kilcup.

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Covering a period that initially regarded children's natural bodies as labouring resources, Stronger, Truer, Bolder traces the shifting pedagogical impulse surrounding nature and the environment  Read more...

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