From Instruction to Delight
An Anthology of Children's Literature to 1850 3rd Revised edition
By (author) Patricia Demers
From Instruction to Delight by Patricia Demers
Book DescriptionIn this anthology Patricia Demers illustrates the development of the genre of Children's Literature, from its earnest beginnings to the dawn of its Golden Age, introducing each selection and placing it in historical context. From early colloquies and hornbooks to charming miniature libraries, the selections - many of which are accompanied by their original illustrations - provide a window through which to trace the developing concept of childhood and the cultural value of the child. This expanded third edition reflects recent important gains made in the academic study of children's literature. It also offers a number of new selections and illustrations.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195428179
(230mm x 154mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press, Canada
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Canada
Publish Date: 14-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: Canada
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Author Biography - Patricia Demers
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 Coelebs in Search of a Wife.
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