Alice to the Lighthouse: Children's Books and Radical Experiments in Art

Alice to the Lighthouse: Children's Books and Radical Experiments in Art

by Juliet Dusinberre

Paperback(2nd ed. 1999)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312220570
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 02/26/1999
Edition description: 2nd ed. 1999
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Juliet Dusinberre is M.C. Bradbrook Fellow in English at Girton College, Cambridge.

Table of Contents

Part I: Children's Books, Childhood and Modernism
• Classifying the Child
• Childhood and Phenomenology
• Educating the Parent
• Children and Post-Impressionist Painting
• Child Sexuality
• The Child and Her Book
Part II: The Voice of the Author
• Piety, Improvement and Protest
• The Burden of Instruction
• Author, Parent, Preacher
Part III: Virginia Woolf and the Irreverant Generation
• Lewis Carroll
• Accomplices: Writer and Reader
• Egoistic Author
• Rebels
• Eminent Victorains
• Sacred Texts
Part IV: Death
• Death-Bed Scenes
• Children and Death
• Mrs, Ramsay's Brackets
Part V: The Medium of Art
• Language
• Form
Part VI: Making Space for a Child
• "What is Reality?"
• Time-Travel and Territory
• Psychoanalysis and Conscience
• Narrative and Power
Part VII: The Literary and the Literal
• Places
• Pioneers
• Design and Vision
• Solidity and Thin Paint
• Notes
• Select Bibliography
• Index

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