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Children"s literature and the politics of equality

Pat Pinsent

Children"s literature and the politics of equality

by Pat Pinsent

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Published by David Fulton Publ. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children -- Books and reading -- Political aspects.,
  • Prejudices in literature.,
  • Politics and literature.,
  • Equality in literature.,
  • Canon (Literature)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementPat Pinsent.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ1037.A1 P56 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 188 p.
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20846305M
    ISBN 101853464252

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