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The Making of Modern Children’s Literature in Britain: Publishing and Criticism in the 1960s and 1970s

Literary essay


by
Lucy Pearson

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 228 pages

File size: 2.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Pearson examines British children’s literature during the period widely regarded as a ‘second golden age’, giving particular attention to children’s book publishing. Making use of archival resources, she explores the careers of influential children’s book editors, surveys the factors that contributed to children’s literature publishing in the 1960s and 1970s, and draws parallels between this second golden age and later developments in children’s book publishing.