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Transforming Girls: The Work of Nineteenth-Century Adolescence

Julie Pfeiffer

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781496836267
eISBN:
9781496836311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496836267.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Transforming Girls: The Power of Nineteenth-Century Adolescence refocuses the history of the girls’ book and female adolescence through a comparative analysis of forgotten bestsellers aimed at ... More


“Very Capital Reading for Children”: Hawthorne, Kingsley, and the Transformation of Myth into Children’s Literature

Sheila Murnaghan and Deborah H. Roberts

in Childhood and the Classics: Britain and America, 1850-1965

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199583478
eISBN:
9780191747472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199583478.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter treats the transformation of classical myth into children’s pleasure reading by Nathaniel Hawthorne (A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys, 1851 and Tanglewood Tales, 1853) and Charles ... More


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