By Lissa Paul,Rosemary R. Johnston,Emma Short
Because all wars within the twenty-first century are in all likelihood worldwide wars, the centenary of the 1st international battle is the celebration for mirrored image. This quantity bargains an remarkable account of the lives, tales, letters, video games, faculties, associations (such because the Boy Scouts and YMCA), and toys of kids in Europe, North the USA, and the worldwide South through the First international conflict and surrounding years. via enticing with advancements in Children’s Literature, struggle stories, and schooling, and mining newly on hand archival assets (including letters written through children), the participants to this quantity display how perceptions of adolescence replaced within the interval. young children who have been developed as Romantic innocents taking part in properly in safe gardens have been remodeled into socially accountable childrens actively committing themselves to the struggle attempt. so as to foreground cross-cultural connections throughout what have been perceived as ‘enemy’ traces, views on German, American, British, Australian, and Canadian children’s literature and tradition are located in order that they paintings in dialog with one another. The multidisciplinary, multinational variety of participants to this quantity make it unique and a very useful contribution to rising stories at the effect of warfare at the lives of youngsters.
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Children's Literature and Culture of the First World War by Lissa Paul,Rosemary R. Johnston,Emma Short