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Story Time : Essays on the Betsy Beinecke Shirley Collection of American Children's Literature
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The history of children’s literature is a growing area of study; this group of essays brings together innovative, scholarly voices to explore the fascinating tales behind many beloved books. The publication mines the Betsy Beinecke Shirley Collection of American Children’s Literature, one of the world’s richest sources for original books, manuscripts, and artwork. The essays, commissioned for this volume, examine little-known backstories of three hundred years of classic children’s literature, from Louisa May Alcott to Langston Hughes to Mo Willems.
Number of Pages: 248
Genre: Literary Collections, Literary Criticism
Publisher: Yale Univ Pr
Street Date: January 10, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-35-7636
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