Children's Literature of the English Renaissance

Children's Literature of the English Renaissance

eBook - 2015
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Warren W. Wooden's pioneering studies of early examples of children's literature throw new light on many accepted works of the English Renaissance period. In consequence, they appear more complex, significant, and successful than hitherto realized. In these nine essays, Wooden traces the roots of English children's literature in the Renaissance beginning with the first printed books of Caxton and ranging through the work of John Bunyan. Wooden examines a number of works and authors from this period of two centuries -- some from the standard canon, others obscure or neglected -- while addressing questions about the early development of children's literature.
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2015
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780813165059
9780813155487
Branch Call Number: Electronic book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (206 pages)
Additional Contributors: Watson, Jeanie
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