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Telling Tales

The Impact of Germany on English Children’s Books 1780-1918

Germany has had a profound influence on English stories for children. The Brothers Grimm, The Swiss Family Robinson and Johanna Spyri’s Heidi quickly became classics but, as David Blamires clearly articulates in this volume, many other works have been fundamental in the development of English children’s stories during the 19th century and beyond.

Telling Tales is the first comprehensive study of the impact of Germany on English children’s books, covering the period from 1780 to the Fir...

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  • Publisher : Open Book Publishers
  • Serie : OBP collection
  • Place of publication : Cambridge
  • Year of publication : 2009
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 11 January 2013
  • ISBN (Print version) : 9781906924102
  • Electronic ISBN : 9781906924119
  • Number of pages : 460 p.

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