National and Transatlantic Contexts
Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism
American publishing in the long nineteenth century was flooded with readers, primers, teaching-training manuals, children’s literature, and popular periodicals aimed at families. These publications attest to an abiding faith in the power of pedagogy that has its roots in transatlantic Romantic...
Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge
Social Values and Acculturation in Nineteenth-Century American Children’s Literature
"Recommended" by Choice Enterprising Youth examines the agenda behind the shaping of nineteenth-century children’s perceptions and world views and the transmission of civic duties and social values to children by adults. The essays in this book reveal the contradictions involved in the perceptions...
Published November 23rd 2009 by Routledge