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Critical Approaches to Children's Literature

Revaluing British Boys' Story Papers, 1918-1939

Authors: Fairlie, H. A

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This book explores the phenomenon of the story paper, the meanings and values children took from their reading, and the responses of adults to their reading choices. It argues for the revaluing of the story paper in the inter-war years, giving the genre a pivotal role in the development of children's literature.

About the authors

Helen A. Fairlie is a writer and editor based in the West Midlands. Having worked for many years as a senior commissioning editor in academic publishing, she now undertakes freelance projects for various publishers across the social sciences. Her research interests include the history of children's literature, and children's literature theory.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Fairlie, Helen A.

    Pages 1-17

  • Setting the Scene: Critical Perspectives, Producers and Consumers

    Fairlie, Helen A.

    Pages 18-41

  • The Moral Code of Inter-War Story Papers

    Fairlie, Helen A.

    Pages 42-66

  • Understanding School Worlds

    Fairlie, Helen A.

    Pages 67-91

  • The Imperial Hero: Story Paper Hero-Figures

    Fairlie, Helen A.

    Pages 92-115

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Revaluing British Boys' Story Papers, 1918-1939
Authors
Series Title
Critical Approaches to Children's Literature
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-29306-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137293060
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-29305-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-45106-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 210
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