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Reading & rebellion, an anthology of radical writing for children, 1900-1960, edited by Kimberley Reynolds, Jane Rosen, Michael Rosen

Reading & rebellion, an anthology of radical writing for children, 1900-1960, edited by Kimberley Reynolds, Jane Rosen, Michael Rosen
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 443-445) and index
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mixed forms
Main title
Reading & rebellion
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Responsibility statement
edited by Kimberley Reynolds, Jane Rosen, Michael Rosen
Sub title
an anthology of radical writing for children, 1900-1960
This new anthology of radical writings for children from the first half of the twentieth century contains a wide selection of the kinds of materials that left-wing and progressive parents would have wanted their children to read, and which children understood as part of their initiation into a politically radical class
Table Of Contents
Machine generated contents note:, pt. ONE, Stories for Young Socialists, Alexander Gossip, `King Midas' (The Young Socialist, November 1902), F.J. Gould, `The Goal Cargo', from Pages for Young Socialists (1913), `Tom Fool', `Greed the Guy', from Tomfooleries (1920), and `The First of May', from Moonshine (1921), `Alex Wedding', `The Story of the Island of Fish', from Eddie and the Gipsy (1935), F. Le Gros and Ida Clark, from Adventures of the Little Pig and Other Stories (1936), Fielden Hughes, `The Battle of the Wharf', from Hue and Cry (1956), Micky Mongrel, the class conscious dog No. 2, `Whitewash' (Daily Worker, 3 January 1930), pt. TWO, War against War, Harry Golding, from War in Dollyland (1915), Tom Anderson, `Don't Shoot Your Class!' (The Revolution, 1918), Helen Zenna Smith, from Nat So Quiet: Stepdaughters of War (1930), Anon., `A Life with a Purpose -- or a Grave in Malaya' (Challenge, 1949), Ed McCurdy, `Last Night I had the Strangest Dream' (1950), pt. THREE, Writing and Revolution, Hermynia Zur Muhlen, `Little Peter' (Proletault, November 1922), T. H. Wintringham, `Steel Spokes', from Martin's Annual (1935), Anon., The Red Comer Book for Children, frontispiece and from `A Look at the World' (1931), Geoffrey Trease, `The People Speak', from Bows Against the Barons (1934), Valentin Katayev, Chapters 14 -- 16, from A While Sail Gleams (1936), Anon., `How Till Bought Land in Luneberg', from The Amazing Pranks of Master Till Eulenspiegel (1948), Barbara Niven and Ern Brook, The Little Tuskers' Own Paper (1945), Micky Mongrel, the class conscious dog No. 8, `Selling' (Daily Worker, 11 January 1930), pt. FOUR, Of Russia with Love, Nikolai Ognyov, from The Diary of a Communist Schoolboy (1928), Geoffrey Trease, `A New Kind of Park' and `May Day', from Red Comet (1937), Korney Chukovsky, Wash 'Em Cleen (1923), Vladimir Mayakovsky, What is Good and What is Bad (1925), Arkady Gaidar, from Timur and his Comrades (1943), N. Nosov, `The Telephone', from Jolly Family (1930), pt. FIVE, Examples from Life, Gerard Shelley, `Safar the Hero', from Folk Tales of the Peoples of the Soviet Union (1945), Jennie Lee, from Tomorrow is a New Day: A Youth Edition (194s), Olive Dehn, Come In (1946), Anon., `The First Labour M.P.'; `Hunger -- Strike Heroine'; `In Great -- Great -- Great Grandfathers Day: A Historian Tells the Story of the "Battle of Peterloo'", from Daily Worker Children's Annual (1957), Arnold Kettle, from Karl Marx: Pounder of Modern Communism (1963), Micky Mongrel, the class conscious dog No. 14, `Bertram Bulldog' (Daily Worker, 18 January 1930), pt. SIX, Performing Leftness, J. H. Bingham, from The World's May Day: A Celebration (1924), Alan Lomax, from The Rock Candy Mountain (1953), Alan Gifford, selected `Songs of Struggle' from `If I had a Song'; A Song Book for Children Growing Up (c. 1954), From Songs for Elfins (c. 1950), pt. SEVEN, Fighting Fascism, `T.P.', `Side-light on the Blackshirts', and Anon., `Fight War and Fascism', from Out of Bounds: Public Schools' Journal against Fascism, Militarism and Reaction (1934), Michael Davidson, `Red Front', from Martin's Annual (1935), Anon., `Blacking His Shirt', from Martin's Annual (1935), Esme Cartmell, `I For Influenza', from Rescue in Ravensdale (1946), Micky Mongrel, the class conscious dog No. 46, `Lionel Lapdog' (Daily Worker, 27 February 1930), pt. EIGHT, Science and Social Transformation, Margaret McMillan, `The Child of the Future' (The Young Socialist, 1913), E. F. Stucley, `The Beginning of Trade', from Pollycon: A Book for the Young Economist (1933), Eleanor Doorly, `Whatever Happens', from The Radium Woman (1939), M. Ilin. `The Fate of Books', from Black on White: The Story of Books (1932), Peggy Hart, from The Magic of Coal (1945), Lancelot Hogben, `Numbers and Nothing', from Man Must Measure: The Wonderful World of Mathematics (1955), pt. NINE, Sex for Beginners, Margaret Dobson. `Sex Knowledge' (Proletcult, March-May 1923), Amabel Williams-Ellis, from How You Began: A Child's Introduction to Biology (1928), Phyllis Baker, `Hero-Worship Adrift: Film-Star Hero or Games Mistress?', and Giles Romilly, `Morning Glory (Sex in Public Schools)', from Out of Bounds: Public Schools' Journal against fascism, Militarism and Reaction (1934), Winifred Cullis and Evelyn Hewer, from `Physiology', from An Outline for Boys and Girls and Their Parents (1932), Micky Mongrel, the class conscious dog, No. 335, `Air Display' (Daily Worker, 4 July 1930, pt. TEN, Visions of the Future, E. Nesbit, `The Sorry-Present and the Expelled Little Boy', from The Story of the Amulet (1906), M. Hill, from Moscow Has a Plan: A Soviet Primer (1931), Olaf Stapledon, `Problems and Solutions', from An Outline for Boys mid Girls and Their Parents (1932), Erich Kastner, `Danger! High Tension!', from The 35th of May, or Conrad's Ride to the South Seas (1933), S. R. Badmin, from Village and Town (1942), Micky Mongrel, the class conscious dog (unnumbered final Micky Mongrel cartoon, Daily Worker, 1 January 1932)
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