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By Jackie C. Horne,Joe Sutliff Sanders

Frances Hodgson Burnett received famed not just as an writer of social fictions and romances but in addition for writing the immensely well known kid's novel Little Lord Fauntleroy. She appeared an not likely candidate to pen a quiet, lifelike, and unsentimental paean to unpleasant youngsters and the flora and fauna, which has the facility to heal them. however it is strictly those characteristics that experience garnered The mystery Garden either a persevered viewers and a vital position within the canon of kid's literature for a century.

In Frances Hodgson Burnett's the key Garden: A kid's vintage at 100, the most revered students of kid's literature examine Burnett's seminal paintings from glossy serious views. members learn the works and authors that inspired Burnett, establish authors who've drawn on The mystery Garden of their writing, and situate the unconventional in historic and theoretical contexts.

These essays push past the topics that experience tended to occupy the vast majority of educational students who've written approximately The mystery Garden thus far. In doing so, they method the textual content from theoretical views that let new gentle to light up previous debates. students and scholars of kid's literature, women's literature, transcontinental literature, and the Victorian/Edwardian interval will locate during this assortment clean new seems at a kid's classic.

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