Written for children: an outline of English-language children's literature

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Lippincott, 1987 - Literary Criticism - 364 pages
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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

So dated.? And Townsend misses much, misunderstands much.? (He doesn't like Peter Pan, and thinks Winnie-the-Poo simple fluff, for example.)? ? Part of the problem is that he's comparing only British ... Read full review

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A splendid book.....reading it gives one a taste of the best in the genre. Read full review

Contents

The beginnings
11
Mr Locke and Mr Newbery
12
Rousseau and the lady writers
21
Copyright

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