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350 Years of What the Kids Heard - New York Times

New York Times piece on 2471pp-long Norton Anthology of Children's Literature

It's a huge event, a real arrival of children's literature in academic studies," said John Cech, director of the Center for Children's Literature and Culture at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Although the academic study of children's literature is an exploding field, there are only a handful of Ph.D. programs in children's literature in English departments. One purpose of the anthology, said Mr. Zipes, is to encourage departments to add courses.

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I love the look of the Norton Anthology of Children's Literature - what a brilliant idea! I've linked to a few round-ups that I found on the Independent website that I think went up today.

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