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Children's Literature: An Anthology 1801-1902

ISBN: 978-0-631-21048-1
496 pages
November 2000, ©2000, Wiley-Blackwell
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Edited by one of the leading scholars in children's literature studies, this highly entertaining and scholarly anthology features over 120 complete works, poems, stories, and extracts from novels.

  • Includes over 120 complete works, poems, stories and extracts from novels.
  • Provides an entertaining and scholarly view of the development of children's literature in the UK and the USA, with representative pieces from Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
  • Includes both famous books and poems, as well as less well-known but fascinating examples.
  • Features a bibliography of the best critical and historical secondary sources.
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Maria Edgeworth (1767-1849):.

Ann Taylor (1782-1866), Jane Taylor (1783-1824) and Adelaide O'Keeffe (?1776-1855):.

William Roscoe (1753-1831):.

Elizabeth Turner (1775?-1846):.

Barbara (Wreaks) Hofland (1770-1844):.

Mary Martha Sherwood (1775-1851):.

Alicia Catherine Mant (?1788-1869):.

Clement Clarke Moore (1779-1863):.

Mary [Botham] Howitt (1799-1888):.

Sarah Josepha Hale (1788-1879):.

Catharine Maria Sedgwick (1789-1867):.

Jacob Abbott (1803-79):.

James Kirke Paulding (1778-1860):.

Catherine Sinclair (1800-64):.

Charlotte Barton (1797-1862):.

Harriet Mozley (1803-1851):.

Robert Browning (1812-89):.

Eliza Lee Cabot Follen (1787-1860):.

'William Churne of Staffordshire' (Revd. Francis Edward Paget (1806-1882)):.

Richard Henry (Hengist) Horne (1802-1884):.

Edward Lear (1812-88):.

Captain (Frederick) Marryat (1792-1848):.

John Ruskin (1819-1900):.

Catherine Parr (Strickland) Traill (1802-99):.

Mary Louisa Charlesworth (1819-80):.

'Oliver Optic' (William Taylor Adams (1822-97)):.

William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863):.

Christopher Pearse Cranch (1813-1892):.

Charlotte M(ary) Yonge (1823-1901).

A. L. O. E. (A Lady of England) (Charlotte Maria Tucker (1821-93)):.

Thomas Hughes (1822-96) :.

Frances Browne (1816-97):.

R(obert) M(ichael) Ballantyne (1825-94):.

Frederick W(illiam) Farrar (1831-1903):.

Samuel G(riswold) Goodrich (1793-1860):.

Charles Kingsley (1819-75):.

William (Still) Stitt Jenkins (?-?):.

Mary (Elizabeth) Mapes Dodge (1831-1905):.

'Hesba Stretton' (Sarah Smith (1832-1911)):.

Martha Farquharson Finley (1828-1909):.

John Townsend Trowbridge (1827-1916):.

Louisa May Alcott (1832-88):.

Charles Dickens (1812-1870):.

Horatio Alger Jr (1832-99):.

Thomas Bailey Aldrich (1836-1907):.

Jean Ingelow (1820-97):.

Mary Anne, Lady Barker (1831-1911):.

Thomas March Clark (1812-1903):.

'Lewis Carroll' (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (1832-98)):.

'Susan Coolidge' (Sarah Chauncey Woolsey (1845-1905)):.

George MacDonald (1824-1905):.

Christina (Georgina) Rossetti (1830-94):.

J(ohn) H(oward) Clark (1830-78):.

'Mark Twain' (Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910)):.

Anna Sewell (1820-78):.

Mary Louisa (Stewart) Molesworth (1839-1921):.

Talbot Baines Reed (1852-93):.

William M(akepeace) Thayer (1820-98):.

Joel Chandler Harris (1848-1908):.

James Otis (Kaler) (1848-1912):.

Margaret Sidney (Harriett M(ulford) (Stone) Lothrop (1844-1924)):.

(John) Richard Jefferies (1848-87):.

G(eorge) A(lfred) Henty (1832-1902):.

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894):.

Juliana Horatia (Gatty) Ewing (1841-1885):.

Edward Eggleston (1837-1902):.

G(eorge) W(ilbur). Peck (1840-1916):.

Laura E(lizabeth) (Howe) Richards (1850-1943):.

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-94):.

Lucretia P(eabody) Hale (1820-1900):.

Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924):.

Frank R(ichard) Stockton (1834-1902):.

Palmer Cox (1840-1924):.

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900):.

Thomas Nelson Page (1853-1922):.

E(dward) B. Kennedy (?-?):.

Eugene Field (1850-1895):.

Andrew Lang (1844-1912):.

J(ames) Macdonald Oxley (1855-1907):.

Thomas Hardy (1840-1928):.

(Margaret) Marshall Saunders (1861-1947):.

Ethel S(ybil) Turner (1872-1958):.

(Joseph) Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936):.

G(eorge) E(dward) Farrow (1862-?1920):.

Bertha Upton (1849-1912) (Illustrated by Florence K. Upton (1873-1922)):.

Annie Fellows Johnston (1863-1913):.

S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett (1860-1914):.

Albert Bigelow Paine (1861-1937):.

J(ohn) Meade Falkner (1858-1932):.

Ernest (Evan) Thompson Seton (1860-1946):.

Ethel Pedley (?1860-98):.

(Joseph) Rudyard Kipling (1805-1936):.

E(dith) Nesbit (1858-1924):.

L(man)Frank Baum (1856-1919):.

(Joseph) Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936):
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Peter Hunt is Professor of English at the University of Wales, Cardiff. He has written 11 books and over 200 articles on children's literature. Among his most recent books are the International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature (1996), Children's Literature (Blackwell, 2001) and Children's Literature: An Illustrated History (1995).
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  • Includes over 120 complete works, poems, stories and extracts from novels.

  • Provides an entertaining and scholarly view of the development of children's literature in the UK and the USA, with representative pieces from Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

  • Includes both famous books and poems, as well as less well-known but fascinating examples.

  • Features a bibliography of the best critical and historical secondary sources.
See More
"Children's literature has a rich tradition and this carefully selected anthology demonstrates its strength and variety very well." Reference Reviews <!--end-->

"Boys' stories, fairy stories, moral and educational tales, nonsense poems, tall stories and fantasy - this new anthology of children's literature covers a full range of nineteenth-century texts including a good selection of unfamiliar works from the United States, Canada and Australia." TLS

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