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Author Paul, Lissa.

Title The children's book business : lessons from the long eighteenth century / Lissa Paul
Published New York : Routledge, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 208 pages) : illustrations
Series Children's literature and culture ; [72]
Children's literature and culture ; 72
Contents Introduction: And in this book there are many houses -- This is the house that Ben built -- These are the books that lived in the house that Ben built -- These are the lessons taught from the books that lived in the house that Ben built -- These are the women who wrote the books that lived in the house that Ben built -- These are (not) the children who read the books that lived in the house that Ben built -- In the end
Summary By focusing on the children's book business of the long eighteenth-century, €this book€argues that the thinking, knowing children of the Enlightenment are models for the technologically-connected, socially-conscious children of the twenty-first. The increasingly obsolete images of Romantic innocent and ignorant children are bracketed between the two periods
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Children -- Books and reading -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Children -- Books and reading.
Children's literature, English -- Publishing -- History -- 18th century
Publishers and publishing -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
Children -- Books and reading.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Publishers and publishing.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form Electronic books
History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203833252
0203845234
9780203833254
9780203845233