Posts tagged with ‘children’s books’

Child readers and their books in nineteenth-century Britain

Colin Heywood, Emeritus Professor of Modern French History at the University of Nottingham, focuses on the society and culture in which children were raised in the 19th century.

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Invisible storytellers: Cinderella, Pinocchio and the remarkable role of translators in the history of British children’s literature

It is easy to forget the role of a translator in producing English versions of many children’s tales. In this talk, Gillian Lathey introduces some of these invisible storytellers and pays homage to their neglected craft.

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From Rags to Witches: The grim tale of children’s stories

Using original archives and rare books from the University of Nottingham’s Manuscripts & Special Collections, this exhibition will explore a range of children’s stories and traditional tales.

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