Children's Literature

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Pearson Education Limited, 2011 - Literary Criticism - 338 pages
This volume discusses children's literature through the ages from fairy tales and early didactic literature through to the classics of the 19th and 20th centuries and the modern day.

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About the author (2011)

Lucy Pearson has a PhD in the Children's Publishing of the 1960s and 1970s from Newcastle University, where she has taught a range of children's literature courses and is a research collaborator with Seven Stories, Newcastle University's Centre for Children's Literature. Herresearch interests are focused around the role of literature in society from an ideological and practical perspective, particularly in the context of children's literature.

Peter Hunt is a Visiting Professor at Newcastle University and Professor Emeritus at Cardiff University. He an expert in the field of Children's Literature and the author of An Introduction to Children's Literature (OPUS, 1994).

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