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Children and Transnational Popular Print, 1700-1900

Project description

The first systematic research on early modern European popular children's literature

Although popular print and children's literature have both received attention by historians, there is a lack of systematic research on the crossover between these two forms of cultural production. The EU-funded CaTPoP project offers the first methodological examination of European popular children's print between 1700 and 1900. The project aims to highlight the extent to which popular print reached young people and to give a full account of the different forms that were produced with children as a target audience. By using a transnational approach tracing geographical and temporal continuities and fractures, CaTPoP aspires to assess whether a shared print culture existed for children across Europe during that period.

Coordinator

UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Net EU contribution
€ 212 933,76
Address
Kings Gate
NE1 7RU Newcastle Upon Tyne
United Kingdom

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Region
North East (England) Northumberland and Tyne and Wear Tyneside
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 212 933,76