Talking animals in British children's fiction, 1786-1914

"In her reappraisal of canonical works such as Black Beauty, Beautiful Joe, Wind in the Willows, and Peter Rabbit, Tess Cosslett traces how nineteenth-century debates about the human and animal intersected with, or left their mark on, the venerable genre of the animal story written for children...

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Main Author: Cosslett, Tess.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2006.
Series: Nineteenth century (Aldershot, England)