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By Marah Gubar

during this groundbreaking contribution to Victorian and kid's literature reviews, Marah Gubar proposes a primary reconception of the nineteenth-century perspective towards adolescence. The ideology of innocence was once a lot slower to unfold than we predict, she contends, and the folks whom we think have been so much devoted to it--children's authors and participants of the notorious "cult of the child"--were really deeply ambivalent approximately this Romantic thought. instead of wholeheartedly selling a static excellent of formative years purity, Golden Age kid's authors usually represent teens as collaborators who're stuck up within the constraints of the tradition they inhabit, and but now not necessarily victimized due to this touch with adults and their international. Such nuanced meditations at the vexed factor of the kid's employer, Gubar indicates, may also help modern students to generate extra versatile severe techniques to the examine of youth and kid's literature.

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