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Secret gardens
a study of the golden age of children's literature
Humphrey Carpenter

Published 1985 by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Preface --
Prologue : The road to Arcadia -- -- pt. 1.
Arrears of destruction -- -- 1.
Parson Lot takes a cold bath : Charles Kingsley and The water babies -- -- 2.
Alice and the mockery of God -- -- 3.
George MacDonald and the tender grandmother -- -- 4.
Louisa Alcott and the happy family -- -- pt. 2. The
Arcadians -- -- 1.
Bevis, the pioneer -- -- 2.
Kenneth Grahame and the search for Arcadia -- -- 3.
E. Nesbit : a Victorian in disguise -- -- 4.
Beatrix Potter : the ironist in Arcadia -- -- 5. The
wind in the willows -- -- 6.
J.M. Barrie and Peter Pan : "That terrible masterpeice" -- -- 7.
A.A. Milne and Winnie-the-Pooh : farewell to the enchanted places --
Epilogue : The garden revisited --
Notes and references --
Index.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. [224]-231.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
820/.9/9282
Library of Congress
PR990 .C37 1985

The Physical Object

Pagination
xi, 235 p., [12] p. of plates :
Number of pages
235

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24738758M
Internet Archive
secretgardensstu00carp
ISBN 10
0395352932, 0395573742
ISBN 13
9780395352939, 9780395573747
LC Control Number
85005213
OCLC/WorldCat
11814725

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