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  1. Juvenile Literature and British Society, 1850-1950

    The Age of Adolescence

    By Charles Ferrall, Anna Jackson

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    In this study, Charles Ferrall and Anna Jackson argue that the Victorians created a concept of adolescence that lasted into the twentieth century and yet is strikingly at odds with post-Second World War notions of adolescence as a period of "storm and stress." In the enormously popular "juvenile"...

    Published April 20th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Diary Poetics

    Form and Style in Writers’ Diaries, 1915-1962

    By Anna Jackson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    The diary is a genre that is often thought of as virtually formless, a "capacious hold-all" for the writer’s thoughts, and as offering unmediated access to the diarist’s true self. Focusing on the diaries of Katherine Mansfield, Virginia Woolf, Antonia White, Joe Orton, John Cheever, and Sylvia...

    Published April 7th 2010 by Routledge

  3. The Gothic in Children's Literature

    Haunting the Borders

    Edited by Anna Jackson, Roderick McGillis, Karen Coats

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    From creepy picture books to Harry Potter, Lemony Snicket, the Spiderwick Chronicles, and countless vampire series for young adult readers, fear has become a dominant mode of entertainment for young readers. The last two decades have seen an enormous growth in the critical study of two very...

    Published October 19th 2009 by Routledge

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