The Child in British Literature : Literary Constructions of Childhood, Medieval to Contemporary, Hardback Book

The Child in British Literature : Literary Constructions of Childhood, Medieval to Contemporary Hardback

Edited by A. Gavin

Description

The first volume to consider childhood over eight centuries of British writing, this book traces the literary child from medieval to contemporary texts.

Written by international experts, the volume's essays challenge earlier readings of childhood and offer fascinating contributions to the current upsurge of interest in constructions of childhood.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 266 pages, XIII, 266 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary studies: general
  • ISBN: 9780230348271

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