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Morag Styles; Louise Joy; David Whitley
ISBN: 9781858564722
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"Poetry and Childhood" is the first academic book to give serious critical attention to the poetry of childhood. This international volume brings together poets including Philip Gross, Andrew Motion and Michael Rosen the latter both former Laureates and distinguished critics such as Teresa Cremin, Peter Hunt, Lissa Paul, David Rudd, Chip Sullivan, Laura Tosi, and Victor Watson. All have something new to say about poetry and childhood.Based on a prestigious conference organized by Morag Styles for the British Library and the Cambridge Faculty of Education in 2009, it is edited by a team of poetry scholars from the University of Cambridge. The book opens with the fundamental question, what is children s poetry? It considers key poets of childhood from the past, including John Bunyan, Robert Louis Stevenson, A.A. Milne, Ted Hughes and Charles Causley, and the poetry for children by present Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy.

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ISBN13 (SKU) 9781858564722
Title Poetry and Childhood
Author Morag Styles; Louise Joy; David Whitley
Edition 1st
Publisher Gardners
Publication Date 2010
Country of Publication United Kingdom
Format Type Physical
Number of Pages 272
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