Children's Literature: An Anthology 1801-1902

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Wiley, Nov 17, 2000 - Literary Criticism - 500 pages
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Edited by one of the leading scholars in children's literature studies, this highly entertaining and scholarly anthology features over 120 complete works, poems, stories, and extracts from novels.

  • Includes over 120 complete works, poems, stories and extracts from novels.
  • Provides an entertaining and scholarly view of the development of children's literature in the UK and the USA, with representative pieces from Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
  • Includes both famous books and poems, as well as less well-known but fascinating examples.
  • Features a bibliography of the best critical and historical secondary sources.

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Peter Hunt is Professor of English at the University of Wales, Cardiff. He has written 11 books and over 200 articles on children's literature. Among his most recent books are the International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature (1996), Children's Literature (Blackwell, 2001) and Children's Literature: An Illustrated History (1995).

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