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The representation of orphans in 19th century children's literature

posted on 18 Nov 2016

The representation of orphans in 19th century children's literature by Louise Jones

This is a final year undergraduate assignment by Louise Jones who is now a Masters student at Newman University in Birmingham. The assignment is a study of the orphan in literature and considers books by authors with a 19th century background. The study includes more detailed looks at Dicken's Oliver Twist and Francis Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden which although published in 1911 ( and so strictly Edwardian) was written, Louise contends, with an essentially 19th century sensibility.

To read the full assignment click on this link : Louise_Jones.pdf