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O'Sullivan, Keith

Children's Literature Collections

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Pádraic Whyte, Keith O’Sullivan

Part I. History and Canonicity

2. Instruction with Delight: Evidence of Children as Readers in Eighteenth-Century Ireland from the Collections of Dublin City Library and Archive
Máire Kennedy

3. Irish Children’s Books 1696‒1810: Importation, Exportation and the Beginnings of Irish Children’s Literature
Anne Markey

4. The Great Famine in Irish History Textbooks, 1900–1971
Ciara Boylan

5. The Development of the Irish Immigrant Experience in Irish-American Children’s Literature 1850‒1900
Ciara Gallagher

Part II. Author and Text

6. Time and the Child: The Case of Maria Edgeworth’s Early Lessons

Aileen Douglas

7. Picking Grandmamma’s Pockets

Jarlath Killeen, Marion Durnin

8. From Superstition to Enchantment: The Evolution of T. Crofton Croker’s Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland

Ciara Ní Bhroin

9. ‘Firing for the Hearth’: Storytelling, Landscape and Padraic Colum’s The Big Tree of Bunlahy

Pádraic Whyte

Part III. Ideals and Institutions

10. Kildare Place Society and the Beginnings of Formal Education in Ireland
Susan M. Parkes

11. Homespun Books: Creating an Irish National Children’s Literature
Julie Anne Stevens

12. The Puffin Story Books Phenomenon: Popularization, Canonization and Fantasy, 1941‒1979
Keith O’Sullivan

13. Picturing Possibilities in Children’s Book Collections
Valerie Coghlan

Keywords: Literature, Children's Literature, European Literature, British and Irish Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Literary History

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Critical Approaches to Children's Literature
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137597571
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-60311-1

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