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Author Witmore, Michael.

Title Pretty creatures [electronic resource] : children and fiction in the English Renaissance / Michael Witmore.

Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description viii, 233 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ut pueritas poesis : the child and fiction in the English Renaissance -- Animated children in Elizabeth's coronation pageant of 1559 -- Phatic metadrama and the touch of irony in English children's theater -- Mamillius, The winter's tale, and the impetus of fiction -- The lies children tell : counterfeiting victims and witnesses in early modern English witchcraft trials and possessions.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject English literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Children in literature.
Theater and children -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Theater and children -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Children -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Children -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780801443992 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801443997 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780801463556 (electronic bk.)

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