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Contents Illustrations Acknowledgements Introduction Donelle Ruwe Part 1: Creating the Contexts of Children's Literature 1 The Book on the Bookseller's Shelf and The Book in the English Child's Hand Ruth B. Bottigheimer 2 Virtue in the Guise of Vice: The Making and Unmaking of Morality from Fairy Tale Fantasy Karen E. Rowe 3 "Delightful Task!": Women, Children and Reading in the Mid-Eighteenth Century Julia Briggs Part 2: Reading the Rational Dames 4 Mother of All Discourses: Anna Barbauld's Lessons for Children William McCarthy 5 Gender, Nationalism, and Science in Hannah More's Pedagogical Plays for Children Marjean D. Purinton 6 "A Conservative Woman Doing Radical Things": Sarah Trimmer and The Guardian of Education M. O. Grenby Part 3: The Politics of Pedagogy and the Child 7 The Making and Un-Making of a Children's Classic: The Case of Scott's Ivanhoe Bruce Beiderwell and Anita Hemphill McCormick 8 Heroism Reconsidered: Negotiating Autonomy in St. Nicholas Magazine (1873-1914) Susan R. Gannon 9 Worlds of Girls: Educational Reform and Fictional Form in L. T. Mead's School Stories Mavis Reimer Part 4: Remembering Mitzi Myers 10 Mitzi Myers: A Memoir (9 October 1939-5 November 2001) Patsy Myers 11 The Scholarly Legacy of Mitzi Myers Gillian Adams with Donelle Ruwe 12 A Bibliography of Mitzi Myers's Scholarly Works Donelle Ruwe Index About the Contributors
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Children's literature -- History and criticism.
Children -- Books and reading -- History -- 19th century.