A Critical History of French Children's Literature: Volume Two: 1830-Present

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Routledge, Jan 7, 2011 - Literary Criticism - 384 pages

This two-volume critical history of French children’s literature from 1600 to the present helps bring awareness of the range, quality, and importance of French children’s literature to a wider audience. The works of a number of French writers, notably La Fontaine, Charles Perrault, Jules Verne, and Saint-Exupéry were, and continue to be, widely translated and adapted, and have influenced the development of the genre in other countries.

 

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Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
SERIES EDITORS FOREWORD
INTRODUCTION
1 OLD FRIENDS AND CHILDRENS BOOKS ON THE MOVE
2 THE NOVEL OF DOMESTIC REALISM OR THE FAMILY NOVEL
3 PIERREJULES HETZEL JULES VERNE AND THE ADVENTURE OF SCIENCE
4 SIGNS OF THE TIMES
5 THE EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY
6 THE ROLE OF IMAGES
7 THE RENAISSANCE OF THE IMAGINATION
8 A LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN
CONCLUSION
NOTES
BIBLIOGRAPHY
INDEX
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Penny Brown is Senior Lecturer in Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Manchester, U.K., and is also author of The Poison at the Source and The Captured World.

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