(Ransome, Arthur). Hunt, Peter
Title ARTHUR RANSOME
Book Condition Near fine in like dust jacket. Illustrated with reproductions of drawings from Ransome's books and frontispiece photo of the author. Vivid study of the ''father of modern British children's literature.''
Edition First edition. Twayne's English Author Series #484.
Publisher New York: Twayne Publishers, (1991).
Seller ID 11014.03
Ransome's "Swallows and Amazons" series dramatically changed the course of writing for children in his realistic depiction of ordinary children as they "mess about in boats" in the Lake District that Ransome helped turn into a national landmark.
Children's Literature. Literary Criticism. English Literature. Sailing.