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Concepts of utopia in children"s fiction

G. While

Concepts of utopia in children"s fiction

the ideal in fantasy, school and family stories

by G. While

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis(M.A.)- Course project in the Department of Library and Information Studies, Loughborough University of Technology 1987.

Statementby G. While.
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Open LibraryOL19650297M

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