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(1907), a “comedy of to‐day” by Augustin Daly. [Daly's Theatre, 49 perf.] Portrait of a Lady, picture #728 at the annual Academy exhibition, so lovingly depicts a beautiful woman ...

Baltic Countries

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
Length:
696 words

...Visby, Sweden: Baltic Centre for Writers and Translators, 1999. Urba, Kestutis . “Die aktuelle litauische Kinderliteratur: zwölf Jahre Eigenstaatlichkeit hinterlassen ihre Spuren.” Eselsohr 10 (2000): 8–10. Urba, Kestutis . “Girls, Boys and Me in Lithuanian Children's Literature.” In Female/Male: Gender in Children's Literature , edited by Lena Pasternak , 7–22. Visby, Sweden: Baltic Centre for Writers and Translators,...

Nonfiction

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
Length:
4,020 words

...best way for an adult to learn about an unfamiliar subject may be by reading a good children's nonfiction book. Despite the existence large numbers of children's nonfiction books (they typically make up from 60 to 75 percent of a library collection), they did not, until the late 20th century , receive much attention from critics and scholars, and they have tended to fall outside the scope of what is considered literature. There are several possible reasons for this neglect. First, many of the books have been and continue to be published in series. Although...

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