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Online Talk: Victorian Children’s Literature: An Introduction by Prof Kim Reynolds

Victorian’s Children’s literature gave us many of the classics we all know and love from A Secret Garden to Alice in Wonderland. But what themes from Elizabeth Gaskell’s writing are also present in the children’s literature of the age? And as a mother to four daughters, what types of books might Elizabeth have read to her own children? Join Professor Kim Reynolds of Newcastle University to find out more.

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8th Sep 2021

7pm - 8pm

Plans are like a card-house-if one gives way, all the others come rattling about your head

Elizabeth Gaskell, 1864