The 1st quantity to think about adolescence over 8 centuries of British writing, this ebook strains the literary baby from medieval to modern texts. Written via foreign specialists, the volume's essays problem prior readings of youth and supply interesting contributions to the present upsurge of curiosity in buildings of youth.

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