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Children's literature between the covers

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Kim Reynolds


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A historical overview of Anglo-American publishing for children from the C18th to the present.

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Author(s): Reynolds K

Publication type: Digital or Visual Media

Publication status: Published

Year: 2011

Series Title: Modern scholar

Extent of Work: 14 lectures and related print materials

Contents: A series of recorded lectures on the history and development of children's literature

Publisher: Recorded Books

Place Published: Maryland, USA

Type: Sound recordings and supporting print materials

Performers(s): Kimberley Reynolds

Notes: 7 sound discs (ca. 8 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) Contents: Lecture 1. Puritan beginnings and legacies : paragons, prophets, and perdition -- Lecture 2. Inventing the fictional child -- Lecture 3. The child in nature -- Lecture 4. New worlds in childhood I : the world of imagination -- Lecture 5. New worlds in childhood II : the nursery and the school -- Lecture 6. The child in the city : respectable urchins -- Lecture 7. Childhood and modernity : the early twentieth century -- Lecture 8. Fantastic childhoods I : encounters with the self -- Lecture 9. Fantastic childhoods II : children save the world -- Lecture 10. The changing child in the changing family -- Lecture 11. Coming of age : fiction for teens -- Lecture 12. Lost children -- Lecture 13. Child hating and dystopian fiction -- Lecture 14. You can BE Harry Potter : the child and the electronic narrative.


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