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The Poetics of Childhood

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Winner of the 2005 International Research Society for Children's Literature Award, this work offers an investigation of the elusive sensibility of childhood and the ways writers have tried to capture it over time. It traces the development of a distinct poetics from the earliest conceptions of childhood innocence in the Romantic Age.
Paperback, 289 pages
Published June 9th 2006 by Routledge (first published November 15th 2002)
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