Class, Leisure and National Identity in British Children's Literature, 1918-1950.
By: Sheeky Bird, Hazel.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Critical Approaches to Children's Literature: Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014Description: 1 online resource (219 p.).ISBN: 9781137407436.Subject(s): Children -- Books and reading -- Great Britain | Children’s literature, English -- History and criticism | English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Leisure in literature | LITERARY CRITICISM / Children’s Literature | Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century | National characteristics, British, in literature | Social classes in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Class, Leisure and National Identity in British Children's Literature, 1918-1950DDC classification: 820.9/9282 | 820.99282 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Series Editors' Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 2 A Very Fuzzy Set-Defining Camping and Tramping Fiction; 3 The Delights of the Open Road, Footloose and Fancy Free; 4 Landscape and Tourism in the Camping and Tramping Countryside; 5 Mapping the Geographical Imagination; 6 The Family Sailing Story; 7 England Expects: The Nelson Tradition and the Politics of Service in Naval Cadet and Family Sailing Stories; 8 Conclusion: A Disappearing Act; Notes; Bibliography; Index
<p >This book places children's literature at the forefront of early twentieth-century debates about national identity and class relations that were expressed through the pursuit of leisure. Focusing on stories about hiking, camping and sailing, this book offers a fresh insight into a popular period of modern British cultural and political history.
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