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This rich survey of children's literature from the middle ages to the mid-nineteenth century features a remarkable variety of literary forms, including fairy tales, fables, letters, and poems. Drawing on an ever-growing body of scholarship, this anthology places each selection in the context of its era and helps students develop an appreciation of early children's literature.
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Patricia Demers, Professor, Department of English and Film Studies, University of Alberta
Patricia Demers, Professor of English at the University of Alberta, has written extensively about children's literature; her recent publications include Women's Writing in English; Early Modern England and an edition of Hannah More's Clebs in Search of a Wife.
"The inclusion of more fairy tales and fables better represents an important area of children's literature, both for the specified time period and for later developments in the field."
--Ann F. Howey, Brock University
"To me, this is the major resource on early children's literature; I find it very useful."
--Gabrielle Ceraldi, Western University
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 2015. Paperback. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB0199010889