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Fairy Tale: A Very Short Introduction

Fairy Tale: A Very Short Introduction  

Marina Warner

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2018
Published Online: 
Jan 2018
eISBN: 
9780191853500
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199532155.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780199532155
The characters and images of fairy tales have cast a spell over adults and children for centuries. These fantastic stories have travelled across cultural borders, and been passed on from ... More
5. Childish thingspictures & conversations

5. Childish things: pictures & conversations  

Marina Warner

in Fairy Tale: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2018
Published Online: 
Jan 2018
eISBN: 
9780191853500
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199532155.003.0005
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199532155
Fairy tale hovered as a form of literature between children and adults, but in the Victorian era, the fairy way of writing became a mode of communicating moral values, political dreams, and ... More
Introduction: what is children's literature?

Introduction: what is children's literature?  

Kimberley Reynolds

in Children's Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777431
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199560240.003.0001
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199560240
Outside academia, the term ‘children's literature’ has a largely unproblematic, everyday meaning. From newspapers and other media to schools and in government documents, it is understood to ... More
Children's Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Children's Literature: A Very Short Introduction  

Kimberley Reynolds

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777431
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199560240.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199560240
Children's Literature: A Very Short Introduction provides an overview of the history of children's literature as it has developed in English, introducing key debates, ... More

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