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Author Meek Spencer, Margaret

Title Coming of Age in Children''s Literature : Growth and Maturity in the Work of Phillippa Pearce, Cynthia Voigt and Jan Mark
Published London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2003


Description 1 online resource (204 pages)
Series Contemporary Classics in Children''s Literature
Contemporary Classics in Children''s Literature
Contents Cover; Contents; CHAPTER 1 Introduction; CHAPTER 2 Philippa Pearce; CHAPTER 3 Cynthia Voigt; CHAPTER 4 Jan Mark; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Z
Notes Edited by Morag Styles and written by an international team of acknowledged experts, this series provides jargon-free, critical discussion and a comprehensive guide to literary and popular texts for children. Each book introduces the reader to a major genre of children's literature, covering key authors, major works and contexts in which those texts are published. Margaret Meek and Victor Watson provide a profound and revealing examination of the treatment of personal development, maturation and rites of passage in literature written for children and adolescents. Including a broad survey of
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Subject Children's literature, English -- English-speaking countries -- History and criticism
Children's literature, American -- History and criticism
Children -- Books and reading.
Bildungsromans, English -- History and criticism
Bildungsromans, American -- History and criticism
Maturation (Psychology) in literature.
Rites and ceremonies in literature.
Children's literature, English -- History and criticism
Bildungsromans, American
Bildungsromans, English
Children -- Books and reading
Children's literature, American
Children's literature, English
Maturation (Psychology) in literature
Rites and ceremonies in literature
English-speaking countries
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Watson, Victor
ISBN 0826458424
Other Titles Contemporary Classics in Children's Literature