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Author Pickering, Sam, 1941-

Title John Locke and children's books in eighteenth-century England / Samuel F. Pickering, Jr
Edition First edition
Published Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, [1981]


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 MELB  826.609282 P5963/J  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Our first philosopher and the animal creation -- Notions of Spirits and Goblings: the dangerous world of fairy tales -- Play and recreation: biographies of animals and the inanimate -- Peddling books and insensible impressions: chapbooks and religious tracts -- From Godly books to Godly poetry: natural theology and tender infancies -- John Marshall's literary associates and disciplining the natural temper -- John Locke and innate ideas -- John Newbery's predecessors -- John Newbery's advertising methods
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 263-279
Subject Locke, John, 1632-1704 -- Influence.
Locke, John, 1632-1704.
Children -- Books and reading -- England -- History -- 18th century.
Children's literature, English -- History and criticism.
English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
LC no. 80024899
ISBN 087049290X