Catholicism and Children's Literature in France: The Comtesse De Segur (1799-1874)

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This is the first book-length history of the classic French children's author, the comtesse de Segur. Virtually unknown in the English-speaking world, in France Segur is a national icon and a cultural phenomenon. Generations of children have grown up reading her stories. This book combines a discussion of her life, her works, and their reception with a broader analysis of the cultural context of the mid-nineteenth century. It offers a unique insight into the political engagement of Catholic women through the medium of ...

Catholicism and Children's Literature in France: The Comtesse De SeGur (1799-1874) 2011, Manchester University Press, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9780719084669

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