Childhood in Edwardian fiction : worlds enough and time

edited by Adrienne E. Gavin and Andrew F. Humphries

The first book-length look at childhood in Edwardian fiction, this book challenges assumptions that the Edwardian period was simply a continuation of the Victorian or the start of the Modern. Exploring both classics and popular fiction, the authors provide a a compelling picture of the Edwardian fictional cult of childhood.

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  • Contents Notes on Contributors Worlds Enough and Time: The Cult of Childhood in Edwardian Fiction
  • A.E.Gavin and A.F.Humphries PART I: THE CHILD LOST Pagan Papers: History, Mysticism, and Edwardian Childhood
  • P.March-Russell Cult or Cull?: Peter Pan and Childhood in the Edwardian Age
  • K.L.McGavock Intangible Children: Longing, Loss, and the Edwardian Dream Child in J. M. Barrie's The Little White Bird and Rudyard Kipling's 'They'
  • A.E.Gavin PART II: THE CHILD AT PLAY IN HOME AND GARDEN The Edwardian Child in the Garden: Childhood in the Fiction of Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • J.Darcy Playing at House and Playing at Home: The Domestic Discourse of Games in Edwardian Fictions of Childhood
  • M.Beissel Heath Separated Lives and Discordant Homes: The Otherness of Childhood in D. H. Lawrence's Early Fiction
  • A.F.Humphries PART III: SOCIETY'S CHILD Exhibiting Childhood: E. Nesbit and the Children's Welfare Exhibitions
  • J.Bavidge 'Girls! Girls, Everywhere!': Angela Brazil's Edwardian School Stories
  • M.Smith Towards the Modern Man: Edwardian Boyhood in the Juvenile Periodical Press
  • S.Olsen PART IV: SAVAGERY AND THE CHILD Primitive Minds: Anthropology, Children, and Savages in Andrew Lang and Rudyard Kipling
  • K.Sands-O'Connor Truth and Claw: The Beastly Children and Childlike Beasts of Saki, Beatrix Potter, and Kenneth Grahame
  • E.Hale Murdering Adulthood: From Child Killers to Boy Soldiers in Saki's Fiction
  • B.Gibson Index

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書名 Childhood in Edwardian fiction : worlds enough and time
著作者等 Gavin, Adrienne E.
Gavin Dr. Adrienne
Humphries Andrew F.
Humphries Andrew F
出版元 Palgrave Macmillan
刊行年月 2009
ページ数 viii, 236 p.
大きさ 23 cm
ISBN 9780230221611
NCID BA8875303X
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス