restricted access Centering the Home-Garden: The Arbor, Wall, and Gate in Moral Tales for Children
Abstract

The cultivated garden, centered on the arbor and bordered by fences, was seen as a training ground for children in moral tales written in late 18th and early 19th century England, and through the lessons learned in that safe space their unruly temperaments could be transformed into the moral order of a virtuous life.


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