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Margaret Mahy and the Golden Age of Children's Literature

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Margaret Mahy and the Golden Age of Children's Literature
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Victoria University of Wellington
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Margaret Mahy’s novels contain numerous allusions to the classics of Victorian fiction for children. Some of these take the form of passing references; in 24 Hours, for example, protagonist Ellis thinks of himself as “Ellis in Wonderland.” But Mahy also draws on Victorian precedents for some of her settings, taking imaginary islands from Peter and Wendy and Treasure Island, and the secret garden from Frances Hodgson Burnett’s novel of the same name. She also invokes the forest of the fairy ta...

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Date created
2011
Creator
Proffitt, Catherine
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http://hdl.handle.net/10063/1867
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Mahy, Margaret / Children / Victorian

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