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From instruction to delight : an anthology of children's literature to 1850, edited by Patricia Demers

From instruction to delight : an anthology of children's literature to 1850
From instruction to delight
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an anthology of children's literature to 1850
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edited by Patricia Demers
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F76 2015
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non fiction
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From instruction to delight : an anthology of children's literature to 1850, edited by Patricia Demers
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 394-408) and index
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  • Part One: Early Lessons at Home and School AELFRIC From The Colloquy (c. 1000) BARTHOLOMEW THE ENGLISHMAN From On the Properties of Things (c. 1200) ANONYMOUS The ABC of Aristotle (c. 1430) FRANCIS SEAGER From The Schoole of Vertue and Booke of Good Nurture (1557) HUGH RHODES From The Boke of Nurture, or Schoole of Good Manners (1577) HUGH PLAT From A Jewell House of Art and Nature (1594) The Hornbook The Battledore Domestic Writing: Juvenilia and Mothers' Advice WILLIAM PAGET 'A new yeres gift' (1581) GEORGE BERKELEY 'George Bercklay to his grandfather' (1610) and 'George to Mrs Cave his mothers wayting woman' (c. 1613) MARY DOWNING A Letter to her Father: Mary Downing to Emmanuel Downing (1635) ELIZABETH GRYMESTON From Miscelanea, Meditations, Memoratives (1604) ELIZABETH JOSCELIN From The Mothers Legacie to her Unborne Childe (1624) Writing of Clergymen and Schoolmasters EDWARD TOPSELL From The Historie of Four-Footed Beastes (1607) JOHAN AMOS COMENIUS From Orbis Sensualium Pictus (1659) Part Two: Puritan 'Hell-Fire': Warnings and Warmth JOHN COTTON From Milk for Babes (1646) ANNE BRADSTREET 'Upon my Son Samuel' (1657) and 'In reference to her Children' (1659) JAMES JANEWAY From A Token for Children (1672) BENJAMIN KEACH From War with the Devil (1673) From The New England Primer (1683-1830) JOHN BUNYAN From A Book for Boys and Girls (1686) Part Three: Lyrical Instruction: Christian Songs and Secular Fables Holy Commotions in the Soul ISAAC WATTS From Divine Songs (1715) and Moral Songs (1740) Witty Instructions in the World ROGER L'ESTRANGE NEW 'A Lyon and a Mouse,' From Fables of Aesop and Other Eminent Mythologists, with Morals and Reflexions (1692, 1694, 1720) SAMUEL CROXALL 'The Shepherd's Boy,' NEW 'The Fox and the Goat,' From The Fables of Aesop and Others (1722) JOHN GAY From Fables (1727) MARY BARBER From Poems on Several Occasions (1734) Part Four: Mother Goose and Chapbooks Fairy Tales in English CHARLES PERRAULT NEW 'Cinderilla' and 'The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood,' From Histories or Tales of Past Times with Morals, translated by Robert Samber (1729) Ballads and Folklore An Elegy on the Death and Burial of Cock Robin (1744) The Interesting Story of the Children in the Wood (1595) From The Life and Death of Tom Thumb (c.1703) The Friar and Boy; or EW The Young Piper's Pleasant Pastime (1760) From The Riddle Book; or, Fireside Amusements (late eighteenth century) Part Five: Boreman, Cooper, and Newbery: 'Instruction with Delight' THOMAS BOREMAN From The Gigantick History (1741) JOHN NEWBERY From A Little Pretty Pocket-Book (1744) From Nurse Truelove's New Year's Gift (1755) From The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes (1765) Part Six: Rational Moralists Tutors' Lessons by Example: Dramatic, Useful Knowledge SARAH FIELDING From The Governess (1749) DANIEL FENNING NEW 'A Set of Alphabetical Copies,' From The Universal Spelling-Book (1755) MARY ANN KILNER From The Adventures of a Pincushion (c. 1780) JANE CAVE From Poems on Various Subjects (1783) ANNE 'NANCY' SHIPPEN LIVINGSTON From Nancy Shippen: Her Journal Book (1783) THOMAS DAY From The History of Sandford and Merton (1783)
  • LADY ELLENOR FENN From Cobwebs to Catch Flies (c. 1783) DOROTHY KILNER NEW 'A Conversation between Master Tommy and Miss Jenny on Reading,' From Poems on Various Subjects for the Amusement of Youth (1785) MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT From Original Stories from Real Life (1788) PRISCILLA WAKEFIELD From Mental Improvement (1794) MARIA EDGEWORTH 'The Purple Jar,' From Early Lessons (1801) The Perennial Fable LADY ELLENOR FENN NEW 'The Fox and the Crow,' From Fables in Monosyllables by Mrs Teachwell (1783) ROBERT DODSLEY 'The Tortoise and the Two Ducks,' From Dodsley in Miniature; or, The Polite Fabulist (1803) EDWARD BALDWIN (WILLIAM GODWIN) NEW 'The Dog in the Manger,' From Fables Ancient and Modern (1805) Children Giving and Receiving Instruction CATHARINE PARR TRAILL From The Young Emigrants (1826) HENRY SHARPE HORSLEY From The Affectionate Parent's Gift (1828) JANE MARCET From Mary's Grammar (1835) JACOB ABBOTT From Rollo at School (1839) BARBARA HOFLAND 'Janetta and her Jujubes', From Farewell Tales Founded on Facts (1840) Part Seven: Sunday School Moralists Children Learning Eagerly GEORGE BURDER From Early Piety (1777) ANNA LAETITIA BARBAULD From Hymns in Prose for Children (1781) and Lessons for Children: Part Four (1788) SARAH TRIMMER From Fabulous Histories (1786) and The Charity School Spelling Book (c. 1798) ROWLAND HILL From Divine Hymns (1790) and Instructions for Children (1794) Lessons from Life HANNAH MORE 'Black Giles, the Poacher: Part II' From Cheap Repository Tracts (1796) MARY MARTHA SHERWOOD From The History of the Fairchild Family (1818) FAVELL LEE MORTIMER From The Peep of Day (1833) MRS DALBY From Dutch Tiles (1842) Part Eight: Harbingers of the Golden Age Poetry for All Ages CHRISTOPHER SMART From Hymns for the Amusement of Children (1772) and 'My Cat Jeoffry', From Jubilate Agno WILLIAM BLAKE From Songs of Innocence and of Experience (1794) Playful Instruction LADY ELLENOR FENN NEW The Grammar Box (1790) 'Education,' From Hieroglyphic Amusement (1791) JOHN MARSHALL From The Infant's Library (c. 1800) Ivory Paddles (c. 1800) NEW The Infant's Cabinet of Various Objects (1801) NEW The Book Case of Instruction (1812-1813) NEW L'Alphabet Moral (1820) NEW From First Book for Children (1823) NEW From Nouvel Alphabet pour les Commencans (1830) NEW The Royal ABC (c. 1844) NEW The Earth and Its Inhabitants (1850) NEW Versified Delights and Re-tellings ANN TAYLOR GILBERT and JANE TAYLOR From Original Poems for Infant Minds (1804-1805) and Rhymes for the Nursery (1806) ELIZABETH TURNER From The Daisy (1807) WILLIAM ROSCOE The Butterfly's Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast (1807) FELICIA DOROTHEA BROWNE From Poems (1808) RICHARD SCRAFTON SHARPE Puss in Boots (1808) CHARLES LAMB Beauty and the Beast (1811) From Peter Piper's Practical Principles of Plain and Perfect Pronunciation (1813) CLEMENT CLARKE MOORE 'A Visit from Saint Nicholas' (1823) SARAH JOSEPHA HALE From Poems for Our Children (1830) ELEANOR MURE The Story of the Three Bears (1831) MARY BOTHAM HOWITT From Sketches of Natural History (1834) The Charm of Narrative CATHERINE SINCLAIR From Holiday House: A Series of Tales (1839) ELIZA LEE FOLLEN From New Nursery Songs for All Good Children (1843) EDWARD LEAR From The Book of Nonsense (1846) HEINRICH HOFFMANN From The English Struwwelpeter (1848) JANE COTTON BOUCHER de MONTIZAMBERT The Sad Tale of Mrs Mole and Mrs Mouse (c. 1849) JAKOB and WILHELM GRIMM NEW 'Hansel and Grethel,' From Household Stories (1853)
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xviii, 411 pages
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