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Beatrix Potter

Author : M. Daphne Kutzer
ISBN : 9781135384074
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Beatrix Potter was one of the inventors of the contemporary picture book, and her small novels published at the turn of the twentieth century are still available and popular today. Writing in Code is the first book-length study of Potter's work, and it covers the entire oeuvre, examining all facets of her work in relation to her private life. Daphne Kutzer reveals the depth of the symbolism in Potter’s work and relates this to the issues of the author's own development as an independent woman and writer, and her struggles with domesticity, Unitarianism, and the socio-political issues in late-19th and early-20th century England. Weaving the subtle themes inscribed in Potter's own stories with the concerns and temperament of the author who wrote them, Kutzer exemplifies literary criticism as it can illuminate the breadth of allusion in children's literature.
Category: Literary Criticism

Beatrix Potter S Letters

Author : Beatrix Potter
ISBN : 9780723268840
Genre : Literary Collections
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Beatrix Potter was a very private person, yet, luckily for us, she was a prolific letter writer. Through her own words to friends, working colleagues and children we can discover the observant, energetic, affectionate and humorous personality she kept hidden from her public. Her life covers a period of immense social change. The restricted existence of a dutiful Victorian daughter, the background against which she first wrote the story of Peter Rabbit, was very different from that of war-time England where she continued to pioneer countryside conservation until her death.
Category: Literary Collections

Beatrix Potter

Author : John Malam
ISBN : 157505275X
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A brief biography of the British writer best known for her stories about a naughty little rabbit named Peter.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Beatrix Potter

Author : Beatrix Potter
ISBN : STANFORD:36105122164044
Genre : Illustration of books
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This is a fully-illustrated collection of about 200 paintings by Beatrix Potter, which will accompany a major exhibition of Beatrix Potter's work at the Dulwich Picture Gallery in autumn 2005. The selection, introduction and notes are by Anne Hobbs, former curator of the Beatrix Potter collection at the V&A. The book will act as the official catalogue for the Dulwich Exhibition, but will also stand alone as an exciting and innovative presentation of the works of an enduringly popular English illustrator.
Category: Illustration of books

Beatrix Potter

Author : EPUB 2-3
ISBN : 9781438149097
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Giant Treasury Of Beatrix Potter

Author : Beatrix Potter
ISBN : 0517431211
Genre : Animals
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A collection of favorite stories including "The Story of Miss Moppet," "The Tale of Tom Kitten," "The Tale of Jemima Puddle-duck," "The Roly-Poly Pudding," and "The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit"
Category: Animals

Beatrix Potter

Author : Andrew Norman
ISBN : 9781781591918
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Even before she emerged from the cot in her nursery, Beatrix Potter was up against it. With her prodigious memory she recalled being placed 'under the tyranny of a cross old nurse' who introduced her to 'witches, fairies and the creed of the terrible John Calvin'. More sadness followed. She had no siblings of her own age and was brought up, virtually, in isolation. She also had a love affair that ended tragically. She was afflicted by two most unpleasant illnesses – one of which affected her for the remainder of her life – and she found herself often at odds with her mother. Yet, she grew up to become one of the most original of children's authors and illustrators whose books are as popular today as they were when they were first published, almost a century ago.??How did her sheltered upbringing, her tense relationship with her parents and, critically, her chronic and debilitating illnesses, determine the development of her personality and her evolution as a writer? Andrew Norman, in this concise and insightful biography, seeks to answer these questions and to uncover the source of the inspiration that gave birth to a series of remarkable children's books, including the most famous of all The Tale of Peter Rabbit.??Andrew Norman quotes extensively from Beatrix Potter's fluent and revealing letters, and traces the strong influences exerted by?her family and by her love of animals and the countryside. As he describes her reaction to her childhood illness, he shows how she escaped from the pain and sorrow of the world by creating for herself another world – one to which only she had access.??As featured in the Western Daily Press, Cumberland News, Workington Times & Star, News & Star (Carlisle) and Farnham Herald.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Beatrix Potter

Author : Linda Lear
ISBN : 9780141919621
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Beatrix Potter's books are adored by millions, but they were just one aspect of an extraordinary life. This captivating biography brings us the passionate, unconventional woman behind the beloved stories: a gifted artist and shrewd businesswoman; a pioneering scientific researcher; a powerful landowner who conserved acres of Lakeland countryside; a daughter who defied her parents with her first tragically short engagement and who, finally was given a second chance of love and happiness.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Beatrix Potter S Gardening Life

Author : Marta McDowell
ISBN : 9781604695427
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A New York Times Bestseller Winner of the Garden Writers Association Gold Award There aren’t many books more beloved than The Tale of Peter Rabbit and even fewer authors as iconic as Beatrix Potter. Her characters—Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle Duck, and all the rest—exist in a charmed world filled with flowers and gardens. In Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life, bestselling author Marta McDowell explores the origins of Beatrix Potter’s love of gardening and plants and shows how this passion came to be reflected in her work. The book begins with a gardener’s biography, highlighting the key moments and places throughout her life that helped define her. Next, follow Beatrix Potter through a year in her garden, with a season-by-season overview of what is blooming that truly brings her gardens alive. The book culminates in a traveler’s guide, with information on how and where to visit Potter’s gardens today.
Category: Biography & Autobiography