Friday, March 12, 2010

British Boys & Girls Books, 1850-1950

Two Kiwi authors, Charles Ferrall and Anna Jackson (both at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand) examine British boys and girls books in the Victorian era and up to World War II. Here you will find out about: the stiff upper lip, the rattling good adventure story, school chums, detectives, going native, and more. Juvenile Literature and British Society, 1850--1950 (Routledge, 2010).

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