Beginning and Development of British Children’s Literature: Domestic Novels, Adventure Stories, Literary Fairy Tales and School Stories. Transcript of the ILCL Lecture Series on Children's Literature, 2012

Foreword Kazuko Sakata 3
Introductory Notes 4
Introduction: History and Genres of British Children’s Literature Ariko Kawabata 6
Works in the genre of Charlotte Mary Yonge’s The Daisy Chain (1856) Ariko Kawabata 15
Food in Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe and Other Adventure Stories Chie Mizuma 32
Literary Fairy Tales: From their Origin to the Present Yuko Ashitagawa 57
The Harry Potter Series as Seen from the Tradition of School Stories Nobuhiko Hishida 80
Conclusion Ariko Kawabata 112
Reference Books - The Golden Age of British Children’s Book Illustration: British and Japanese Illustrators Hatsuki Nishio 115
About the Speakers 125