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4. National Biography

4. National Biography  

Hermione Lee

in Biography: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2009
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777226
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199533541.003.0004
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199533541
The hallmarks of Victorian biography, quite unlike the risky narratives of the generation before — were morality and reticence. ‘National Biography’ traces the development in biographical ... More
1. Once upon a time

1. Once upon a time  

Jonathan Bate

in English Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777578
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199569267.003.0001
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199569267
What qualities does a story have that allows it to pass the test of continued esteem so well? ‘Once upon a time’ considers the golden rules of good literature. Such works as Winnie-the-Pooh ... More
1. An outline history of publishing for children in English

1. An outline history of publishing for children in English  

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/9780199560240.003.0002
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199560240
‘An outline history of publishing for children in English’ traces children's literature from the classical world to the present. Early texts were instructional, teaching children how to be ... 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
2. Why and how are children's books studied?

2. Why and how are children's books studied?  

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/9780199560240.003.0003
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199560240
‘Why and how are children's books studied?’ is concerned with critics and approaches that have proved particularly useful for the study of children's literature. Children's literature ... More

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