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Insular Books: Vernacular manuscript miscellanies in late medieval Britain

Margaret Connolly and Raluca Radulescu (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265833
eISBN:
9780191771996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265833.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This volume aims to rethink critical assumptions about a particular type of medieval manuscript: the miscellany. A miscellany is a multi-text manuscript, made up of mixed contents, often in a mixture ... More


‘How I Managed’: Victorian Infant Care Instructions

Tamara S. Wagner

in The Victorian Baby in Print: Infancy, Infant Care, and Nineteenth-Century Popular Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198858010
eISBN:
9780191890567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858010.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The second chapter explores how nineteenth-century parenting publications shaped popular narratives of babyhood and baby care. A critical analysis of the power of the print media in producing as well ... More


American Children’s Cookbooks as Scenes of Instruction: Tracking Historical Shifts of Work, Play, Pleasure, and Memory

Kara K. Keeling and Scott T. Pollard

in Table Lands: Food in Children's Literature

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496828347
eISBN:
9781496828392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828347.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter tracks US children’s cookbooks over 150 years, showing how adults’ expectations change based on shifting ideologies of child capability. The essay analyzes cookbooks from three periods: ... More


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