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Alcoholism and the Innocents: a Discussion of Drunkenness in Nineteenth Century Books for Children

Webb, Jean (2018) Alcoholism and the Innocents: a Discussion of Drunkenness in Nineteenth Century Books for Children. In: Substance Use and Abuse in the Long Nineteenth Century, September 13th-14th, 2018, Edge Hill University. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In the mid-eighteen sixties, when levels of literacy were rising, writers for children turned their attention to depicting the harsh realities of life including the effects of drunken parentage on working, poor and destitute children. Discussion of work by Charles Kinglsey and Hesba Stretton.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: nineteenth century children's literature, alcohol abuse
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Humanities and Creative Arts
Depositing User: Jean Webb
Date Deposited: 10 Sep 2018 11:23
Last Modified: 11 Sep 2018 09:14
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/7004

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