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ERIC Number: EJ152816
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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Education for Freedom: Children's Fiction in Jacksonian America
MacLeod, Anne S.
Harvard Educational Review, 46, 3, 425-35, Aug 76
Argues that the primary function of childrens' fiction, through which a society's mood may be understood, in Jacksonian America was not entertainment but the moral education of a new generation, emphasizing social responsibility in contrast to the spirit of individual aggrandizement. (Editor/RK)
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