Gavin, Adrienne E.

Childhood in Edwardian Fiction

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1. Worlds Enough and Time: The Cult of Childhood in Edwardian Fiction

1. Worlds Enough and Time: The Cult of Childhood in Edwardian Fiction
Adrienne E. Gavin, Andrew F. Humphries

Part I. The Child Lost

2. Pagan Papers: History, Mysticism, and Edwardian Childhood
Paul March-Russell

3. Cult or Cull?: Peter Pan and Childhood in the Edwardian Age
Karen L. McGavock

4. Intangible Children: Longing, Loss, and the Edwardian Dream Child in J. M. Barrie’s The Little White Bird and Rudyard Kipling’s ‘“They”’
Adrienne E. Gavin

Part II. The Child at Play in Home and Garden

5. The Edwardian Child in the Garden: Childhood in the Fiction of Frances Hodgson Burnett
Jane Darcy

6. Playing at House and Playing at Home: The Domestic Discourse of Games in Edwardian Fictions of Childhood
Michelle Beissel Heath

7. Separated Lives and Discordant Homes: The Otherness of Childhood in D. H. Lawrence’s Edwardian Fiction
Andrew F. Humphries

Part III. Society’s Child

8. Exhibiting Childhood: E. Nesbit and the Children’s Welfare Exhibitions
Jenny Bavidge

9. ‘Girls! Girls, Everywhere!’: Angela Brazil’s Edwardian School Stories
Michelle Smith

10. Towards the Modern Man: Edwardian Boyhood in the Juvenile Periodical Press
Stephanie Olsen

Part IV. Savagery and the Child

11. Primitive Minds: Anthropology, Children, and Savages in Andrew Lang and Rudyard Kipling
Karen Sands-O’Connor

12. Truth and Claw: The Beastly Children and Childlike Beasts of Saki, Beatrix Potter, and Kenneth Grahame
Elizabeth Hale

13. Murdering Adulthood: From Child Killers to Boy Soldiers in Saki’s Fiction
Brian Gibson

Keywords: Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, British and Irish Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Children's Literature, Fiction

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