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Romanticism and Children's Literature in Nineteenth-Century England


Book Description
In England at the turn of the nineteenth century, the advent of Romanticism coincided with major changes in ideas about children and childhood, eventually resulting in a great flowering of imaginative children's literature. In contrast to the previous century's stern moral tales, children's books began to appeal to the unsullied powers of perception, cognition, and creativity thought by the Roman... More
Book Information
PublisherUniversity of Georgia Press
BindingPaperback (2 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages272
ISBN-100820334871
ISBN-13978-0820334875
Publication Date10/01/2009
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About James Holt McGavran (Editor) : James Holt McGavran is a published author and an editor. Some of the published credits of James Holt McGavran include Literature and the Child: Romantic Continuations, Postmodern Contestations and Rom... more
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