Critical Approaches to Children’s Literature

ISBN: 9781349488162

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This book places children’s literature at the forefront of early twentieth-century debates about national identity and class relations that were expressed through the pursuit of leisure. Focusing on stories about hiking, camping and sailing, this book offers a fresh insight into a popular period of modern British cultural and political history.

Title:
Critical Approaches to Children’s Literature
ISBN-13:
9781349488162
Author:
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Published Date:
20141024
Edition:
1
Binding
Paperback / softback
Pages:
208
Language:
English
Product Dim.:
8.50 H x 5.51 W (inches)

Hazel Sheeky Bird is an independent researcher based in California, USA. She has published on the subject of escapism in Tolkien's The Hobbit and on the influence of high navalism in British and American naval stories. Her forthcoming publications examine British navalist propaganda and children's culture between 1890 and 1914.

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Hazel Sheeky Bird is an independent researcher based in California, USA. She has published on the subject of escapism in Tolkien’s The Hobbit and on the influence of high navalism in British and American naval stories. Her forthcoming publications examine British navalist propaganda and children’s culture between 1890 and 1914.

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