Lurie, Alison Don't Tell the Grown-ups: Subversive Children's Literature
Boston Little, Brown & Company (c.1990) 0-316-53722-5 / 9780316537223 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dj
[book slightly bowed, one tiny smudge on fore-edge; jacket a bit rubbed, no chips or tears]. Lurie's essays on numerous classic works for children, in support of her belief that "most of the great works of juvenile literature are subversive in one way or another." She discusses works by Kate Greenaway, Ford Madox Ford, Beatrix Potter, James Barrie, Frances Hodgson Burnett, A.A. Milne, J.R.R. Tolkien, T.H. White, Richard Adams, and others.