ERIC Number: ED192812
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Research About Nineteenth-Century Children and Books. Portrait Studies.
Richardson, Selma K., Ed.
This collection of papers delivered at a symposium held in April 1979 explores the relationship between children and literature in the nineteenth century. The following titles are included: "The Researcher's Craft: Designs and Implements," and "Children's Books and Social History," by Gillian Avery; "Reflections on Histories of Childhood," by Walter L. Arnstein; "The Maxine Waldron Collection of Children's Books and Paper Toys," by Margaret N. Coughlan; "Lydia Maria Child and the Juvenile Miscellany," by Carolyn L. Karcher; "Idealization of the Child and Childhood in Frances Hodgson Burnett's Little Lord Fauntleroy and Mark Twain's Tom Sawyer," by Phyllis Bixler; "The Children of Sophie May," by Carol Doll; "First Appearances: Literature in Nineteenth-Century Periodicals for Children," by Harriett R. Christy; and "Poetry for Children of Two Centuries," by John Mackay Shaw. The proceedings of the conference are summarized in an introduction by the editor. (FM)
Descriptors: Books, Children, Childrens Literature, Conferences, History, Nineteenth Century Literature, Research
Publications Office, Graduate School of Library Science, 249 Armory Building, Champaign, IL 61820 ($8.00).
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Champaign. Graduate School of Library Science.
Note: Symposium held at University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign, IL, April 27-28, 1979).