Mother Goose: From Nursery to Literature

Mother Goose: From Nursery to Literature

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by Gloria T. Delamar
     
 

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The ultimate Mother Goose reference book!

This adult reference researches the history "in" nursery rhymes as well as the history "of" them, interprets the changing mores revealed, analyzes the rhymes' effects on children, and traces literary evolution as well as some original authors. It includes literary references (Shakespeare, Burns, etc.) to Mother Goose, and

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The ultimate Mother Goose reference book!

This adult reference researches the history "in" nursery rhymes as well as the history "of" them, interprets the changing mores revealed, analyzes the rhymes' effects on children, and traces literary evolution as well as some original authors. It includes literary references (Shakespeare, Burns, etc.) to Mother Goose, and parodies. The "Uses and Abuses" chapter is both humorous and enlightening.

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The New York Times
a good deal of how-to information...Delamar debunks a few well-known tales of nursery-rhyme origins

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780595185771
Publisher:
iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/07/2001
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

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