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From the Garden to the Street: Three Hundred Years of Poetry for Children

Binding: 7
Pages: 384
Pub Date: 01/06/1997
ISBN: 9780304332229
Availability: In Stock
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Quick overview Traces the changes and developments in children's poetry from the late 17th century to the late 20th century. The text makes reference to different genres within poetry, changing constructions of childhood, the role of women in developing children's poetry and the influence of anthologists.
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A history of poetry written for children, which traces changes and developments in verses for children from the late 17th century to the present day, with discussion of the work of a range of British, American and Commonwealth poets from the last three centuries.

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