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Some paradoxes to ponder

Egoff, Sheila A.

Some paradoxes to ponder

the puzzling and not entirely welcome development of children"s literature since the nineteen sixties : a lecture for Children"s Book Week presented on November 19, 1993

by Egoff, Sheila A.

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Published by Library of Congress in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Children"s literature, American -- History and criticism,
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • Children -- Books and reading -- United States -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSheila Egoff ; edited by Sybille A. Jagusch.
      ContributionsJagusch, Sybille A., Children"s Literature Center (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS490 .E36 1996 also Z663.121.E(Copy 3)
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL993507M
      ISBN 10084440909X
      LC Control Number96032018


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