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Children's Literature: Criticism and the Fictional Child

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An original and lucid study of the figure of the child as it is presented in the rapidly expanding field of criticism of children's literature, this book argues that this body of criticism reveals the realm of childhood as constructed by the adult reader. Karin Lesnik-Oberstein demonstrates that both the criticism and the texts it studies are underpinned by the narratives ...more
Hardcover, 249 pages
Published May 5th 1994 by Oxford University Press
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