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Child Writer from Austen to Woolf

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ISBN-10: 0521128382

ISBN-13: 9780521128384

Edition: 2010

Authors: Christine Alexander, Juliet McMaster

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List price: $48.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/4/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Juliet McMaster is University Professor Emerita in English at the University of Alberta and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. She is a long-time literary critic and author of highly readable books on Jane Austen, Dickens, Thackeray, and Trollope.

Childhood Writings
Introduction Christine
Nineteenth-century juvenilia: a survey
Play and apprenticeship: the culture of family magazines
What Daisy knew: the epistemology of the child writer
Defining and representing literary juvenilia
Individual Authors
Jane Austen, that disconcerting 'Child'
Endless imitation: Austen's and Byron's juvenilia
Childhood writings of Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Autobiography and juvenilia: the fractured self in Charlotte Brontý's early manuscripts
The child is parent to the author:
Choosing a model: George Eliot's 'Prentice Hand'
Precocity and the economy of the evangelical self in John Ruskin's juvenilia
Louisa May Alcott's juvenilia
Dr Arnold's granddaughter:
New woman, new boots: Amy Levy as child journalist
An annotated bibliography of nineteenth-century juvenilia