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The Juvenile Tradition: Young Writers and Prolepsis, 1750-1835


A juvenile tradition of young writers flourished in Britain between 1750-1835. Canonical Romantic poets as well as now-unknown youthful writers published as teenagers. These teenage writers reflected on their literary juvenilia by using the trope of prolepsis to assert their writing as a literary tradition. Precocious writing, child prodigies, and early genius had been topics of interest since the eighteenth century. Child authors-girl poets and boy poets, schoolboy writers and undergraduate writers, juvenile authors of all ...

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    • Title: The Juvenile Tradition by Laurie Langbauer
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press Academic UK
    • Print ISBN: 9780198739203, 0198739206
    • eText ISBN: 9780191059728
    • Edition: 2016
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