Childhood and the classics : Britain and America, 1850-1965 / Sheila Murnaghan and Deborah H. Roberts
- Murnaghan, Sheila, 1951-
- Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
- First edition.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white, and colour).
- Additional Creators:
- Roberts, Deborah H.
- Classical presences
- Machine generated contents note: 1."Very Capital Reading for Children": Hawthorne, Kingsley, and the Transformation of Myth into Children's Literature -- 2.Classics in Their Own Right: Visions and Revisions of Hawthorne and Kingsley -- 3."Steeped in Greek Mythology": The First Half of the Twentieth Century -- 4."Be a Roman Soldier": History, Historical Fiction, and National Identity -- 5.Ancient History for Girls -- 6.The Ancient Prehistory of Modern Adults -- 7.Pan in the Alps: Child and Adult in H.D.'s The Hedgehog.
- The dissemination of classical material to children has long been a major form of popularization with far-reaching effects. This volume explores the reception of classical antiquity in childhood from the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries in Britain and the United States, focusing on myth and historical fiction in particular.
- 9780191747472 (ebook)
- Audience Notes:
- This edition previously issued in print: 2018.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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