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Hornbooks, Mother Goose, and the University Library

Mary Virginia Gaver


Gaver makes the case for university libraries to collection juvenile or children's literature.  She states "The development of a body of literature for children sufficient in quality and quantity to justify really critical attention and study at the university level is a phenomenon of the twentieth century and, curiously enough, it is also a phenomenon still limited primarily to the countries of northern Europe and the English-speaking world.

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