The Use of Childhood in Ten Great Novels
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Columbia University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $30.00|
| Book Description: |
The ten novels explored in Critical Children portray children so vividly that their names are instantly recognizable. Richard Locke traces the 130-year evolution of these iconic child characters, moving from Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, and Pip in Great Expectations to Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn; from Miles and Flora in The Turn of the Screw to Peter Pan and his modern American descendant, Holden Caulfield; and finally to Lolita and Alexander...