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  1. Recommended Text 1 item
  2. Introduction: The Golden Age and its prehistory reconsidered 2 items
    1. Medieval Children's Literature: Its Possibility and Actuality - Gillian Adams 1998

      Article Prescribed Cited in Study Guide as: Adams, G 1998, ‘Medieval children’s literature: Its possibility and actuality, Children’s Literature 26, pp. 1-24.

    2. The Babee's Book

      Document Prescribed Please read The Babees’ Book, pp. 1-4; How the Good Wife Taught Her Daughter, pp. 17-23.

  3. Week 2 Puritan and devotional texts 5 items
    1. The Pilgrim's progress (Chapbook edition) - J Bunyan 2005

      Chapter Prescribed This is a set (primary) text - the Chapbook version of Pilgrim's Progress. It is cited in your Study Guide as: Bunyan, J 2005 [c.1800], ‘The pilgrim’s progress’, in J. Zipes et al. (eds), The Norton anthology of children’s literature: The traditions in English, Norton, New York & London, pp. 515-527.

    2. The Pilgrim's Progress - Bunyan, John, 1628-1688

      Book Prescribed Please read: ‘Vanity Fair’ episode, Sections 213-235.

    3. Divine Songs - Watts, Isaac, 1674-1748

      Book Prescribed Read ‘The ant, or emmet’ and 'Against idleness and mischief'

  4. Week 3 Robinsonnades 3 items
    1. Performing Crusoe and becoming Crusoes: the pedagogical uses of Robinson Crusoe in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries - A O'Malley 2012

      Chapter Prescribed Cited in Study Guide as: O’Malley, A 2012, ‘Performing Crusoe and becoming Crusoe’s: The pedagogical uses of Robinson Crusoe in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, in Children’s literature, popular culture and Robinson Crusoe, Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, UK & New York, pp. 105-192.

    2. The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe - Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731

      Book Prescribed Read Chapter 4 ('First Weeks on the Island') & 15 ('Friday's Education')

  5. Week 4 Rational education and the beginnings of the children’s book trade in the eighteenth century 5 items
    1. Instruction with delight: the narrators voice in John Newbery's early English children's books - L Kokkola 2009

      Chapter Prescribed Cited in Study Guide as: Kokkola, L 2009, ‘"Instruction with delight": The narrator's voice in John Newberry's early English children's books’, in M Peikola, J Skaffari & T Sanna-Kaisa (eds), Instructional writing in English: Studies in honour of Risto Hiltunen, John Benjamin's Publishing Company, Philadelphia, pp. 161-185.

    2. Little pretty pocket-book

      Webpage Prescribed Please read The Preface, any 4 games (plays), the 4 Fables

    3. ‘'The purple jar’ - M Edgeworth 1982

      Chapter Prescribed This is a set (primary) text. It is cited in your Study Guide as: Edgeworth, M 1982, ‘The purple jar’, from Early Lessons (1801), reproduced in Patricia Demers & Gordon Moyles (eds), From instruction to delight, Oxford University Press, Toronto, pp. 141-145.

    4. Socializing Rosamond: Educational Ideology and Fictional Form - Mitzi Myers 1989

      Article Recommended Highly recommended but not mandatory. Cited in Study Guide as: Myers, M 1989, ‘Socializing Rosamond: Educational ideology and fictional form’, Children's Literature Association Quarterly, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 52-58.

    5. Observations on the changes that have taken place in books for children and young persons - S Trimmer 1976

      Chapter Recommended Challenge Text. Cited in Study Guide as: Trimmer, S 1976 [1802], ‘Observations on the changes that have taken place in books for children and young persons’, in L Salway (ed), A peculiar gift: Nineteenth-century writings on books for children, Kestrel Books, Harmondsworth, pp. 19-22.

  6. Week 5 Birth of the Romantic conception of childhood 5 items
    1. Lyrical Ballads, With a Few Other Poems (1798) - Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834 Wordsworth, William, 1770-1850

      Book Prescribed Please read: ‘We are seven’ and ‘Anecdote for fathers’

    2. Songs of Innocence, and Songs of Experience - Blake, William, 1757-1827

      Book Prescribed Please read 'Holy Thursday' (from both Innocence and Experience) and 'The chimney sweeper' (from both Innocence and Experience);

    3. School time - A Richardson 2004

      Chapter Prescribed Cited in Study Guide as: Richardson, A 2004, ‘School time’, in Literature, education, and romanticism: Reading as social practice, 1780-1832, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, pp. 62-77.

    4. Blake and Rousseau on Children’s Reading, Pleasure, and Imagination - Dennis M. Welch 2011

      Article Recommended Cited in Study Guide as: Welch, D 2011, ‘Blake and Rousseau on children’s reading, pleasure and imagination, The Lion and the Unicorn, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 199-226.

  7. Week 6: The Victorian Period (1): Boys at School: Tom Brown’s Schooldays 4 items
    1. Tom Brown's School Days, by Thomas Hughes : PREFACE 1858

      Webpage Prescribed Cited in Study Guide as: Hughes, T [1858], Preface to the 6th edition of Tom Brown’s schooldays http://ebooks.adelaide.edu.au/h/hughes/thomas/tom_browns_school_days/preface.html

    2. Thoughts on education chosen from the writings of Matthew Arnold : Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888 : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive - L Huxley 1912

      Book Prescribed Please read pp. 3-4, 10-12, 19-20, 171-172, 215-217. Cited in Study Guide as: Huxley, L (ed) 2009, Thoughts on education: chosen from the writings of Matthew Arnold, Waterloo Place, Smith, Elder & Co, London, pp. 3-4; 10-12; 19-20; 171-172; 215-217.

    3. Tom Brown's School Days - Hughes, Thomas, 1822-1896

      Book Prescribed Read Part 1, Chapters 1, 5, 6; Part 2, Chapters 5, 9

  8. Week 7 Edward Lear and ‘Lewis Carroll’ 4 items
    1. Through the Looking-Glass - Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898

      Book Prescribed Read: Chapters 1, 4, 6

    2. Nonsense Songs - Lear, Edward, 1812-1888

      Book Prescribed Read: ‘The owl and the pussy-cat’, ‘Calico pie’;

    3. Reciprocal aggression - M Gubar 2009

      Chapter Recommended Cited in Study Guide as: Gubar, M 2009,’Reciprocal aggression’, in Artful dodgers: Reconceiving the golden age of children's literature, Oxford, Oxford University Press, pp. 93-124.

  9. Week 8 Reading week 0 items
    No set texts for this week
  10. Week 9 Girls and Victorian & Edwardian children’s fiction (1) 3 items
  11. Week 10 Girls and Victorian & Edwardian children’s fiction (2) 5 items
    1. Anne of Green Gables - Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud), 1874-1942

      Book Prescribed Read Chapter 5, 20, 29, 38

    2. Seven Little Australians - Turner, Ethel Sybil, 1870-1958

      Book Prescribed Read chapters 8, 9, 14, 21

  12. Week 11 Children’s book illustration in the late nineteenth century 6 items
    1. The development of illustrated texts and picture books - J Whalley 2004

      Chapter Prescribed Cited in Study Guide as: Whalley, J 2004 ‘The development of illustrated texts and picture books’, in Peter Hunt (ed) International companion encyclopedia of children’s literature, 2nd ed., Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon, 2004, pp. 318-327.

    2. The Frog Prince and Other Stories - Crane, Walter, 1845-1915

      Book Prescribed

    3. Producing the Romance of Mass Childhood: Kate Greenaway’s and the Education Acts - Sara R. Danger 12/2009

      Article Recommended Cited in Study Guide as: Danger, S 2009, ‘Producing the romance of mass childhood: Kate Greenaway's Under the Window and the Education Acts.’ Nineteenth-Century Contexts vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 311-33.

    4. Medal Man: Randolph Caldecott and the Art of the Picture Book - Marcus, Leonard S. 2001

      Article Recommended Cited in Study Guide as: Marcus, S 2001, ‘Medal man: Randolph Caldecott and the art of the picture book’, Horn Book, vol. 77, no. 2, pp. 155-170.

  13. Non-mandatory further readings 4 items
    1. Literature and the child: romantic continuations, postmodern contestations - James Holt McGavran c1999

      Book Further Reading Individual chapter, cited in Study Guide as: Lundin, Anne 1999, ‘Sensational designs: The cultural work of Kate Greenaway’, in McGavran, J H (ed) Literature and the child: Romantic continuations, postmodern contestations, University of Iowa Press, Iowa City, pp. 155-187.

    2. Asexuality and virility as social ideals - C Nelson 1991

      Chapter Further Reading Cited in Study Guide as: Nelson, Claudia 1991, ‘Asexuality and virility as social ideals’, in Boys will be girls: The feminine ethic and British children’s fiction, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick and London, pp. 29-46

    3. Catechist and visionary: Watts and Wordsworth in "We are seven" and the "Anecdote for fathers" - JH McGavran 1991

      Chapter  Cited in Study Guide as: McGavran, J H 1991, ‘Catechist and visionary: Watts and Wordsworth in “We are seven” and the “Anecdote for fathers”’, in J H McGavran (ed), Romanticism and children's literature in nineteenth-century England, University of Georgia Press, Athens, GA, pp. 54-71.

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