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Author MacLeod, Anne Scott.
Title American childhood : essays on children's literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / Anne Scott MacLeod.
Imprint Athens : University of Georgia Press, [1994]
©1994

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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  PS490 .M29    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 MUSKINGUM STACKS  PS490 .M29    AVAILABLE  
Subject Children's literature, American -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Children's literature, American.
American literature -- 19th century.
American literature -- 20th century.
Children -- Books and reading -- United States.
Children's literature History, 1830-
United States.
Description x, 242 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-233) and index.
ISBN 0820315516 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 27220282
Table of Contents
 Preface 
 American Girls 
  American Girlhood in the Nineteenth Century: Caddie Woodlawn's Sisters3
  Nancy Drew and Her Rivals: No Contest30
  Girls' Novels in Post-World War II America49
 American Boys 
  Bad Boys: Tom Bailey and Tom Sawyer69
  Good Democrats: Ragged Dick and Little Lord Fauntleroy77
 Children in Fiction and Fact 
  Children's Literature for a New Nation, 1820-186087
  Child and Conscience99
  Children, Adults, and Reading at the Turn of the Century114
  Images: American Children in the Early Nineteenth Century127
 A World Apart 
  The Children of Children's Literature in the Nineteenth Century143
  Family Stories, 1920-1940157
  Censorship and Children's Literature173
 The End of Innocence 
  Ice Axes: Robert Cormier and the Adolescent Novel189
  The Transformation of Childhood in Twentieth-Century Children's Literature198
 Epilogue210
 Notes217
 Index235