1st Edition

Uncharted Depths
Descent Narratives in English and French Children's Literature

ISBN 9780367603625
Published June 30, 2020 by Routledge
150 Pages

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Book Description

This study enhances our understanding of katabasis, as well as the intersections between adult and children's literature in English and French, by examining the relationships between works of children's literature incorporating this form of narrative and the Aeneid and the Inferno.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Katabatic Intertextual Relations 2. The Underground Landscape and its Inhabitants 3. Gender Roles and Relations 4. Didacticism and Diversion 5. Conclusion

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Kiera Vaclavik