The Child: New Perspectives on Children’s Literature and the Child in Culture

Date: 07 December 2023
Time: 13:30 - 16:45

The School of English is organizing an event which will feature the  new research on the figure of the child in late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth century literature and culture. Speakers include Clíona Ó Gallchoir (UCC) on the origins of the novel for children; Amy Prendergast (TCD) on adolescent diary keepers; Susan Manly (University of St. Andrews) on public education in fiction by Maria Edgeworth; and Jane Carroll (TCD) on early nineteenth-century children’s fiction and dolls. The afternoon will close with Aileen Douglas (TCD) discussing with Jarlath Killeen (TCD) his new book, Imagining the Irish Child: Discourses of Childhood in Irish Anglican Writing of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. Please indicate if you have any access requirements, such as ISL/English interpreting, so that we can facilitate you in attending this event. adouglas@tcd.ie

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Researchers,Postgrad,Public

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