Children's Literature of the English Renaissance

Children's Literature of the English Renaissance

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Warren W. Wooden's pioneering studies of early examples of children's literature throw new light on many accepted works of the English Renaissance period. In consequence, they appear more complex, significant, and successful than hitherto realized. In these nine essays, Wooden traces the roots of English children's literature in the Renaissance beginning with the first printed books of Caxton and ranging through the work of John Bunyan. Wooden examines a number of works and authors from this period of two centuries -- some from the standard canon, others obscure or neglected -- while addressing questions about the early development of children's literature.While the goal of salvation is a common one, childrena#39;s books in the religious category differ markedly in their approach, one type seeking ... While the English humanists and educators applauded the production of instructional manuals and school texts for boys, they were ... warning parents that children must be kept aquot; from reading of fayned fables, vayne fantasies, and wanton stories and songs of love, anbsp;...

Title:Children's Literature of the English Renaissance
Author: Warren W. Wooden
Publisher:University Press of Kentucky - 2015-02-05

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