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Clive Barnes

2006 New Kinds of Treasure: changes in island adventure in Britain and the USA in the mid-twentieth Century

New Kinds of Treasure: changes in island adventure in Britain and the USA in the mid-twentieth century, 2006

Abstract

This is a written version of a paper given at the 2004 Conference of the Irish Society for the Study of Children’s Literature (ISSCL) in Dublin. The theme of the conference was Treasure Islands. It is a summary of my M.A. dissertation which you can read in full elsewhere on this site.

It was published in Mary Shine Thompson and Celia Keenan (ed.) Treasure Islands: Studies in Children’s Literature, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2006, pp.62-72.