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Reading Victorian schoolrooms : childhood and education in nineteenth-century fiction / Elizabeth Gargano.

Author/Creator:
Gargano, Elizabeth.
Publication:
New York : Routledge, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 195 p., [5] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Children's literature and culture
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Subjects:
Education in literature.
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Children's stories, English -- History and criticism.
Children in literature.
Contents:
"The idea of a wall" : toward a new architecture of school and mind
From Felix's cottage to Miss Temple's parlor : domestic instruction and the paradox of the teacher's room
Level playing fields and locked gardens : nature at school
The view from the sickroom window : zymosis, brain fever, and the dangers of institutional education.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-186) and index.
ISBN:
9780415980340 (hardback : alk. paper)
0415980348 (hardback : alk. paper)
OCLC:
76961324