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Language and Control in Children's Literature
This study examines the work of children's writers from the 19th and 20th centuries in order to expose the persuasive power of language. Looking at the work of 19th century English writers of juvenile fiction, Knowles and Malmkjaer expose the colonial and class assumptions on which the books were predicated. In the modern teen novel and the work of Roald Dahl the authors f ...more
Hardcover, 296 pages
Published December 18th 1995 by Routledge
(first published December 14th 1995)
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