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Type(s) de contenu et mode(s) de consultation : Texte noté : électronique

Auteur(s) : Weinstein, Amy (1957-....)  Voir les notices liées en tant qu'auteur

Titre(s) : Once upon a time [Texte électronique] : illustrations from fairytales, fables, primers, pop-ups, and other children's books / Amy Weinstein

Édition : 1st ed.

Publication : New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2005

Description matérielle : 1 ressource dématérialisée

Note(s) : Includes bibliographical references (page 179)
This volume uses colorful images from Victorian-era illustrated books to provide a survey of their art and the rise of children's literature. Full color plates accent descriptions which include story plot summaries and commentary of the different works. In brief introductions to each of the main genres, the author refers to each genres influences, conventions, and aims of the artists. This book contains a selection of nineteenth-and very early twentieth-century American children's book images from the collection of Ellen and Arthur Linman; the vast majorities are taken from the publications of McLoughlin Brothers in New York, which was active in juvenile publishing from 1850 to 1905 ; From the Publisher: Many of our most cherished childhood memories recall the pleasure of sitting in a big comfy chair while a doting parent reads from a lovingly illustrated picture book. Jack and the Bean Stalk, Little Red Riding Hood, Robinson Crusoe-the colorful illustrations that decorated the pages of these stories remain forever captured in the mind's eye. Once Upon a Time reawakens the joys of childhood reading, of seeing a story come alive in words and pictures on the printed page-and in our nascent imaginations. Drawing upon the extraordinary collection of Victorian-era illustrated books amassed by Arthur and Ellen Liman, it presents fairy tales and fables, nursery rhymes, instructional books, juvenile fiction, histories, and manners manuals. Created through a variety of illustration techniques and printing processes, most are beautifully colored. Many are also animated with moveable parts. These striking objects are accompanied by brief texts that place them within their era and illuminate the rise of children's literature in America as a cultural phenomenon related to the growth of literacy, an increase in leisure time, and an understanding of the "infant mind." The moral of this story: learning your ABCs can be a visual pleasure

Sujet(s) : Liman, Arthur L -- Art collections
Liman, Ellen -- Art collections
Liman, Arthur L
Liman, Ellen

Genre ou forme : Livres illustrés pour enfants -- États-Unis -- 19e siècle  Voir les notices liées en tant que genre ou forme

Indice(s) Dewey :  741.642 0973 (23e éd.)  Voir les notices liées en tant que sujet

Identifiants, prix et caractéristiques : ISBN 9781568986609

Identifiant de la notice  : ark:/12148/cb44668611j

Notice n° :  FRBNF44668611 (notice reprise d'un réservoir extérieur)

Table des matières : Foreword ; Preface ; Acknowledgments ; To amuse and instruct: an introduction to illustrated children's books ; From apple to zouave: learning the ABCs ; Through the air on a very fine gander: gems from Mother Goose ; Once upon a time: fairytales and fables ; Fact and fiction: novels, history books, and anthologies ; 'Twas the night before: Christmas books ; Virtue and vice: cautionary tales for the nursery.

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