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American children"s literature and the construction of childhood

by Gail Schmunk Murray

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Published by Twayne Publishers, Prentice Hall International in New York, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Children"s literature, American -- History and criticism.,
    • Children -- Books and reading -- United States.,
    • Children in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 250-264) and index.

      StatementGail Schmunk Murray.
      SeriesTwayne"s history of American childhood series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS490 .M85 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 276 p. :
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL367143M
      ISBN 100805741070
      LC Control Number98027647

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