We cannot verify your location
Browse Book and Journal Content on Project MUSE

  Volume 18, 1990

Table of Contents


Mothers and Daughters: Jamaica Kincaid's Pre-Oedipal Narrative

pp. 1-16

The Velveteen Rabbit: A Kleinian Perspective

pp. 17-30

"Unlocked by Love": William Steig's Tales of Transformation and Magic

pp. 31-41

The Reproduction of Mothering in Charlotte's Web

pp. 42-52

From the Myth to the Wake of Home: Literary Houses

pp. 53-67

Maurice Sendak's Ritual Cooking of the Child in Three Tableaux: The Moon, Mother, and Music

pp. 68-86

Psychological, Sensual, and Religious Initiation in Tournier's Pierrot ou les secrets de la nuit

pp. 87-100

The Manuscript of Peter Pan

pp. 101-113

The Kiss in a Box

pp. 114-123


Why Bettelheim?: A Comment on the Use of Psychological Theories in Criticism

pp. 125-126

Notes toward a Marxist Critical Practice

pp. 127-130

The Doubtful Marriage: A Critical Fantasy

pp. 131-134

What's Wrong with the Psychoanalysis of Literature?

pp. 135-140

Negating History and Male Fantasies through Psychoanalytic Criticism

pp. 141-143


John Martin's Book: An Almost Forgotten Children's Magazine

pp. 145-159


The Age of Innocence

pp. 161-163

Russian Modernism for Children

pp. 164-168

Caldecott and the English Picture Book Tradition

pp. 169-172

Series Fiction Then and Now

pp. 173-183

Of Archetypes and Heffalumps

pp. 184-187

Pursuing Beauty's Origins

pp. 188-196

Characters on the Couch

pp. 197-199

Dissertations of Note

pp. 200-209

Contributors and Editors

pp. 210-211


p. 212

Research Areas


  • You have access to this content
  • Free sample
  • Open Access
  • Restricted Access