Download e-book for kindle: Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden: A Children's by Jackie C. Horne,Joe Sutliff Sanders

By Jackie C. Horne,Joe Sutliff Sanders

ISBN-10: 081088187X

ISBN-13: 9780810881877

Frances Hodgson Burnett won famed not just as an writer of social fictions and romances but in addition for writing the immensely well known kid's novel Little Lord Fauntleroy. She appeared an not going candidate to pen a quiet, life like, and unsentimental paean to unpleasant teenagers and the flora and fauna, which has the facility to heal them. however it is strictly those characteristics that experience garnered The mystery Garden either a persevered viewers and a valuable position within the canon of kid's literature for a century.

In Frances Hodgson Burnett's the key Garden: A kid's vintage at 100, essentially the most revered students of kid's literature contemplate Burnett's seminal paintings from sleek serious views. individuals study the works and authors that motivated Burnett, establish authors who've drawn on The mystery Garden of their writing, and situate the radical in historic and theoretical contexts.

These essays push past the topics that experience tended to occupy the vast majority of educational students who've written approximately The mystery Garden so far. In doing so, they method the textual content from theoretical views that let new mild to light up outdated debates. students and scholars of kid's literature, women's literature, transcontinental literature, and the Victorian/Edwardian interval will locate during this assortment fresh new seems to be at a kid's classic.

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