"Whatever the status of the individual works he covers, Griswold's analysis is coherent and persuasive, often intriguing in its particulars. (Eight halftones, four linecuts—not seen.)"
As argued here by Griswold (English and Comparative Literature/San Diego State Univ.), the ``Golden Age'' during which the best English and American authors wrote for children was distinguished in America by a common theme and a patriotic agenda.
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