Victorian Horizons: The Reception of Children's Books in England and America, 1880-1900

  title={Victorian Horizons: The Reception of Children's Books in England and America, 1880-1900},
  author={Anne Lundin},
  journal={The Library Quarterly},
  pages={30 - 59}
  • Anne Lundin
  • Published 1 January 1994
  • Art
  • The Library Quarterly
This article examines the critical reception of children's books in England and America, 1880-1900. The purpose of the study is to determine the nature and extent of interest in children's books in the formative period of the "golden age of children's literature." Which periodicals covered children's books, and how did their cultural discourse, as revealed through reviewing and commentary, shape the norms and assumptions by which children's books were created and evaluated? Seventy-five… 


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