Introduction Suggested Reading

Alderson, Brian, and Felix de Marez Oyens. Be Merry and Wise: Origins of Children’s Book Publishing in England, 1650–1850. New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 2006.

Cunningham, Hugh. Children and Childhood in Western Society Since 1500. 2nd ed. New York: Longman, 2005 (1995).

Darton, F.J. Harvey. Children’s Books in England: Five Centuries of Social Life. 3rd ed. Ed. Brian Alderson. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982.

Demers, Patricia, ed. From Instruction to Delight: An Anthology of Children’s Literature to 1850. 3rd ed. Ontario: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Erikson, Erik H. Childhood and Society. New York: Vintage Books, USA, 1995

Hunt, Peter, An introduction to children’s literature, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1994.

Hunt, Peter, ed. Children’s Literature: An Illustrated History. New York: Oxford University Press, USA, 1995.

Lerer, Seth. Children’s Literature: A Reader’s History from Aesop to Harry Potter. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.

Mallan, Kerry, and Sharyn Pearce, eds. Youth Cultures: Texts, Images, and Identities. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2003.

Maybin, Janet, and Nicola J. Watson, eds. Children’s Literature: Approaches and Territories. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

Miall, Antony, and Peter Miall. The Victorian Nursery Book. London: J.M. Dent and Sons, 1990 (1988).

Montgomery, Heather, and Nicola J. Watson, eds. Children’s Literature: Classic Texts and Contemporary Trends. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

Muir, Percy. English Children’s Books 1600–1900. London: B.T. Batsford, 1954.

O’Malley, Andrew. The Making of the Modern Child: Children’s Literature and Childhood in the Late Eighteenth Century. London: Routledge, 2003.

Rose, Jacqueline. The Case of Peter Pan, or, The Impossibility of Children’s Fiction. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1992 (1984).

Ruwe, Donelle, ed. Culturing the Child 1690–1914: Essays in Memory of Mitzi Myers. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2005.

Stephens, John. Language and Ideology in Children’s Fiction. Chapter 3. London: Longman Publishing Group, 1995.

Stephens, John, and Robyn McCallum. Retelling Stories, Framing Culture: Traditional Stories and Metanarratives in Children’s Literature. New York: Routledge, 1998.



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