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  Volume 41, 2013

Table of Contents

From the Editor

Radical Change (Even if Not the End of the World as We Know It)

pp. vii-xii


Character Education and the Performance of Citizenship in Glee

pp. 1-27

The London Shopscape: Educating the Child Consumer in the Stories of Mary Wollstonecraft, Maria Edgeworth, and Mary Martha Sherwood

pp. 28-56

Chaperoning Words: Meaning-Making in Comics and Picture Books

pp. 57-90

Model Patriots: The First Children's Biographies of George Washington and Benjamin Franklin

pp. 91-114

Holiday House, Childhood, and the End(s) of Time

pp. 115-139

"Mammy, can't you tell us sump'n' to play?": Children's Play as the Locus for Imaginative Imitation and Cultural Exchange in the Plantation Novels of Louise Clarke Pyrnelle

pp. 140-171

Naive Narrators and Double Narratives of Racially Motivated Violence in the Historical Fiction of Christopher Paul Curtis

pp. 172-203

Mastery at Misselthwaite Manor: Taming the Shrews in The Secret Garden

pp. 204-224


Cultural Authenticity in Susan Fletcher's Shadow Spinner

pp. 225-244


Disciplining Girls: Understanding the Origins of the Classic Orphan Girl Story by Joe Sutliff Sanders (review)

pp. 245-251

The Irresistible Fairy Tale: The Cultural and Social History of a Genre by Jack Zipes (review)

pp. 251-255

The Myth of Persephone in Girls' Fantasy Literature by Holly Virginia Blackford (review)

pp. 255-261

Beyond Pippi Longstocking: Intermedial and International Aspects of Astrid Lindgren's Works ed. by Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer and Astrid Surmatz (review)

pp. 261-266

Colonial India in Children's Literature by Supriya Goswami (review)

pp. 266-272

Time of Beauty, Time of Fear: The Romantic Legacy in the Literature of Childhood ed. by James Holt McGavran, Jr. (review)

pp. 272-277

Anne's World: A New Century of Anne of Green Gables ed. by Irene Gammel and Benjamin Lefebvre (review)

pp. 277-282

The Oxford Handbook of Children's Literature ed. by Julia Mickenberg and Lynn Vallone (review)

pp. 282-287

The Child in British Literature: Literary Constructions of Childhood, Medieval to Contemporary ed. by Adrienne E. Gavin, and: Gender and Early Modern Constructions of Childhood ed. by Naomi J. Miller and Naomi Yavneh (review)

pp. 287-295

Children's Culture and the Avant-Garde: Painting in Paris, 1890-1915 by Marilynn Strasser Olson (review)

pp. 295-299

Making the Italians: Poetics and Politics of Italian Children's Fantasy by Lindsay Myers (review)

pp. 299-304

Precocious Children and Childish Adults: Age Inversion in Victorian Literature by Claudia Nelson (review)

pp. 304-308

Contributors and Editors

pp. 309-311

Award Applications

pp. 1-5

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