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Ventures into childland : Victorians, fairy tales, and femininity / U.C. Knoepflmacher.

Author/creator Knoepflmacher, U. C.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoChicago : University of Chicago Press, 1998.
Descriptionxxi, 444 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Entering childhood : the double perspectives of generation and sex -- Resisting growth : Ruskin's The king of the golden river -- Growing up ironic : Thackeray's The rose and the ring -- Mixing levity and the grave : MacDonald's "The light princess" -- Expanding Alice : from Underground to Wonderland -- Shrinking Alice : from Wonderland to Looking-glass land -- Erasing borders : MacDonald's At the back of the north wind -- Sundering women from boys : Ingelow's Mopsa the fairy -- Razing male preserves : from "Goblin market" to Sing-Song -- Avenging Alice : from Sing-Song to Speaking likenesses -- Repairing female authority : Ewing's "Amelia and the dwarfs".
Local noteLittle-309009--305131016282W
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 97032030
ISBN0226448150 (cloth : acid-free paper)

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