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Science And Imagination In Anglo-American Children's Books, 1760--1855, Sandra Burr Jan 2005

Science And Imagination In Anglo-American Children's Books, 1760--1855, Sandra Burr

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Didactic, scientifically oriented children's literature crisscrossed the Atlantic in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, finding wide popularity in Great Britain and the United States; yet the genre has since suffered from a reputation for being dull and pedantic and has been neglected by scholars. Challenging this scholarly devaluation, "Science and Imagination in Anglo-American Children's Books, 1760--1855" argues that didactic, scientifically oriented children's books play upon and encourage the use of the imagination. Three significant Anglo-American children's authors---Thomas Day, Maria Edgeworth, and Nathaniel Hawthorne---infuse their writings with the wonders of science and the clear message that an ...


Paine, Blake And Hegemony, Grace Moore Jan 1996

Paine, Blake And Hegemony, Grace Moore

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"In The Language Of The Outlaw": Joyce, Svevo, And The Appropriation Of Marginalized Dialects, Adam Marc Morris Jan 1995

"In The Language Of The Outlaw": Joyce, Svevo, And The Appropriation Of Marginalized Dialects, Adam Marc Morris

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The Measure Of Satire In Pope And West, Andrew Philip Wells Jan 1994

The Measure Of Satire In Pope And West, Andrew Philip Wells

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A Distorting Mirror: "Wide Sargasso Sea" And "Jane Eyre", Laura Ellen Morey Jan 1993

A Distorting Mirror: "Wide Sargasso Sea" And "Jane Eyre", Laura Ellen Morey

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Reaffirmation In The Last Poems Of Stevens And Yeats, Gael Monie O'Brien Jan 1973

Reaffirmation In The Last Poems Of Stevens And Yeats, Gael Monie O'Brien

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