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Not in front of the grown-ups : subversive children's literature / Alison Lurie.

Author/Creator:
Lurie, Alison.
Other Title:
Don't tell the grown-ups
Publication:
London : Sphere Books Ltd., [1991].
Series:
Cardinal book.
A Cardinal Book
Format/Description:
Book
255, [1] pages ; 20 cm
Subjects:
Children -- Books and reading.
Children's literature, English -- History and criticism.
Place of Publication:
England London.
Contents:
Subversive children's literature
Folktale liberation
Fairy tale fiction: Fitzgerald to Updike
Braking for elves: fashionable folklore for adults
The child who followed the piper: Kate Greenaway
Tales of terror: Mrs. Clifford
Ford Madox Ford's fairy tales
Animal liberation: Beatrix Potter
Modern magic: E. Nesbit
The boy who couldn't grown up: James Barrie
Happy endings: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Back to Pooh corner: A. A. Milne
Heroes for our time: J. R. R. Tolkien and T. H. White
The power of Smokey: Richard Adams
Games of dark: William Mayne
The folklore of childhood.
Notes:
Originally published in the United States under title: Don't tell the grown-ups.
"First published in Great Britain in 1990 by Bloomsbury Publishing Ltd. This edition published in Cardinal by Sphere Books 1991."
Publisher's advertisements: [1] page at end.
Includes bibliographical references (pages [243]-248) and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy has embossed stamp of "JB Library of Joanna Banks".
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (stamp) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1991
1990
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
074741002x
OCLC:
239796695
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