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Kiddie Lit: The Cultural Construction of Children's Literature in America

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The popularity of the Harry Potter books among adults and the critical acclaim these young adult fantasies have received may seem like a novel literary phenomenon. In the nineteenth century, however, readers considered both Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn as works of literature equally for children and adults; only later was the former relegated to the category of "boys' books" while the latter... More

Book Information
PublisherThe Johns Hopkins University Press
BindingHardcover (2 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages280
ISBN-100801869005
ISBN-13978-0801869006
Publication Date08/01/2003
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About Beverly Lyon Clark (Author) : Beverly Lyon Clark is a published author and an editor. Some of the published credits of Beverly Lyon Clark include Regendering the School Story, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Norton Critical Edition)... more
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