The Looking Glass : New Perspectives on Children's Literature, Vol 7, No 3 (2003)

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The Enemy Without: Post-1945 British Animal Fantasy and the Safety of Home Space

Karen Sands-O'Connor

Abstract


According to Sands-O'Connor, Empire lingers on in British animal fantasy long after Britain officiates at its funeral. Masquerading as rhetoric for the good old days, it becomes clear that child readers are taught some pretty unsavory values by some of our favorite furry friends.

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The Looking Glass: new perspectives on children's literature

ISBN 1551-5680