For the Childlike: George MacDonald's Fantasies for Children

For the Childlike George MacDonald s Fantasies for Children George MacDonald is one of the great Victorians friend to John Ruskin Lewis Carroll and Arthur Hughes among others He wrote in virtually all the genres fiction drama sermons poetry c

  • Title: For the Childlike: George MacDonald's Fantasies for Children
  • Author: Roderick McGillis
  • ISBN: 9780810824591
  • Page: 262
  • Format: Hardcover
  • George MacDonald 1824 1905 is one of the great Victorians, friend to John Ruskin, Lewis Carroll, and Arthur Hughes, among others He wrote in virtually all the genres fiction, drama, sermons, poetry, criticism, fantasy but is perhaps best remembered as one of the greatest and most enduringly influential of the Victorian writers for children Sixteen essays five reprinGeorge MacDonald 1824 1905 is one of the great Victorians, friend to John Ruskin, Lewis Carroll, and Arthur Hughes, among others He wrote in virtually all the genres fiction, drama, sermons, poetry, criticism, fantasy but is perhaps best remembered as one of the greatest and most enduringly influential of the Victorian writers for children Sixteen essays five reprints and eleven original analyze MacDonald s work for children All the full length fantasies At the Back of the North Wind, The Princess and the Goblin, The Princess and Curdie, The Lost Princess and the major short pieces The Light Princess, The Golden Key, Cross Purposes, The Giant s Heart receive extended commentary Contributors Celia Anderson, Melba Battin, A Waller Hastings, Cynthia Marshall, Rod McGillis, Michael Mendelson, Nancy Lou Patterson, Stephen Prickett, William Raeper, Frank Riga, Cordelia Sherman, Joseph Sigman, Lesley Smith, and Nancy Willard.

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