|aRomanticism and children's literature in nineteenth- century England /|cedited by James Holt McGavran, Jr.
|a1st paperback edition.
|aAthens :|bUniversity of Georgia Press,|c2009, c1991.
|avi, 265 p. ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aIntroduction / James Holt McGavran, Jr. -- "The raven: a Christmas poem": Coleridge and the fairy tale controversy / Jeanie Watson -- Wordsworth, fairy tales, and the politics of children's reading / Alan Richardson -- Catechist and visionary: Watts and Wordsworth in "We are seven" and the "Anecdote for fathers" / James Holt McGavran, Jr. -- The idiot boy as healer / Ross Woodman -- Romancing the moral tale: Maria Edgeworth and the problematics of pedagogy / Mitzi Myers -- Mrs. Sherwood and Hesba Stretton: the letter and the spirit of evangelical writing of and for children / Patricia Demers -- Childhood and growth: George MacDonald and William Wordsworth / Roderick McGillis -- A Victorian comfort book : Juliana Ewing's The story of a short life / Judith A. Plotz -- Alice's audiences / Michael Hancher -- Gardens, houses, and nurturant power in The secret garden / Phyllis Bixler -- E. Nesbit's romantic child in modern dress / Anita Moss.
|aChildren's literature, English|xHistory and criticism.
|aEnglish literature|y19th century|xHistory and criticism.
|aChildren|xBooks and reading|zEngland|xHistory|y19th century.