Download e-book for kindle: British Working-Class Writing for Children: Scholarship Boys by Haru Takiuchi

By Haru Takiuchi

ISBN-10: 3319553895

ISBN-13: 9783319553894

This publication explores how working-class writers within the Nineteen Sixties and Nineteen Seventies considerably reshaped British children’s literature via their representations of working-class existence and culture. Aidan Chambers, Alan Garner and Robert Westall have been examples of what Richard Hoggart termed ‘scholarship boys’: working-class people who have been expert out in their type via grammar college schooling. This publication highlights the position those writers performed in altering the publishing and reviewing practices of the British kid's literature whereas providing new readings in their novels that includes scholarship boys. As good as drawing at the paintings of Raymond Williams and Pierre Bourdieu, and bearing on stories of scholarship boys within the fields of social technology and schooling, this booklet additionally explores own interviews and previously-unseen archival materials. Yielding major insights on British children’s literature of the interval, this ebook can be of specific curiosity to students and scholars within the fields of children’s and working-class literature and of British well known culture.

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