Inventing the Child: Culture, Ideology, and the Story of Childhood

Synopsis

Tracing the historical roots of Western culture's stories of childhood, this book looks at those texts in which the child is subjugated to the adult. Going back 400 years, it looks at Hamlet, the Brothers Grimm and Walt Disney cartoons.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2001