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Westfahl, Gary, and George Slusser, eds. Nursery Realms: Children in the 
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Meg Harris Williams escribió:
> Dear Saundra,
> I suppose an obvious place to start is with Jane Eyre and Wuthering 
> Heights. Are they the first fictional examples of a real focus on 
> childhood - bearing out the new Romantic interest which was initially 
> autobiographical? Then Dickens, Mark Twain etc.. . surely there must 
> be millions... These days it seems to be mostly autobiography again 
> where you get the best accounts of childhood. I'd imagine it would be 
> a popular topic but I've never tried to collect a bibliography on it. 
> Somebody must have done a study of representations of childhood in 
> fiction - any suggestions from PsyArters?
> Meg
> On 24 Jan 2010, at 22:25, Saundra Segan wrote: