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Reading series fiction [electronic resource] : from Arthur Ransome to Gene Kemp / Victor Watson.
INITIAL_TITLE_SRCH:
Reading series fiction [electronic resource] : from Arthur Ransome to Gene Kemp / Victor Watson.
Personal Author:
Publication Date:
2000
ISBN:
9780203186206

9780415227018

9780415227025

9786610402229

9780203190395
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction: a room full of friends; Innocence aboard: Swallows and Amazons; A fellowship of innocence; The storm before the calm; Nancy Blackett champion of goodness; Series galore; Camping and tramping fiction, 1920 1960; The great Nanny-Narrator and the children of the War; Malcolm Saville: the price paid; Fantasy; The Borrowers: brief encounters and a little air; Watching passionately: Lucy Boston and the Green Knowe series; The sun inside the window, shining out: The Dark Is Rising quintet; In and out of school.
Abstract:
This book investigates the 'series' in children's literature. It explores the nature and appeal of series writing, it provides an historical overview and looks at the nature of literary criticism applied to children's literature.
Content Type:
text
Carrier Type:
online resource
Language:
English