restricted access   Volume 33, Number 2, April 2009

Table of Contents

From: The Lion and the Unicorn

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Introduction: "Performing the Didactic"

pp. v-vii

Acting out Crusoe: Pedagogy and Performance in Eighteenth-Century Children's Literature

pp. 131-145

The Didacticism That Laughs: John Newbery's Entertaining Little Books and William Hogarth's Pictured Morals

pp. 146-166

Leaving Little to the Imagination: The Mechanics of Didacticism in Two Children's Adaptations of Samuel Richardson's Novels

pp. 167-188

Lust for Reading and Thirst for Knowledge: Fictive Letters in a Danish Children's Magazine of 1770

pp. 189-201

"Girls Aloud"; Dialogue as a Pedagogical Tool in Eighteenth-century French Children's Literature

pp. 202-218

Dramatic Monologues and the Novel-in-Verse: Adelaide O'Keeffe and the Development of Theatrical Children's Poetry in the long Eighteenth Century

pp. 219-234

Book Reviews

Children's Literature: A Reader's History from Aesop to Harry Potter (review)

pp. 235-240

Into the Closet: Cross-Dressing and the Gendered Body in Children's Literature and Film (review)

pp. 241-244

The Family in English Children's Literature, and: The Fantasy of Family: Nineteenth-Century Children's Literature and the Myth of the Domestic Ideal (review)

pp. 244-249

Reading Victorian Schoolrooms: Childhood and Education in Nineteenth-Century Fiction (review)

pp. 249-253

Representing Africa in Children's Literature (review)

pp. 253-257