LIT 4334: The Golden Age of Children's Literature

Bibliography for Charles Kingsley’s “The Water-Babies”

on January 22, 2013 1:01am

Below is the bibliography that informed the presentation, by Jess Ferro and Jose Cardona, that will be given tomorrow, January 22nd, on Charles Kingsley’s The Water-Babies.

-Butts, Dennis. “Muscular Christianity and the Adventure Story”. Children’s Literature and Social Change: Some Case Studies from Barbara Hofland to Philip Pullman. Cambridge: The Lutterworth Press, 2010. 23-35. Print.

-Carpenter, Humphrey. “Parson Lot takes a cold bath: Charles Kingsley and The Water-Babies­”. Secret Gardens: A Study of the Golden Age of Children’s Literature. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985. 23-43. Print.

-Douglas-Fairhurst, Robert. “Introduction”. The Water-Babies. By Charles Kingsley. 1863. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2013. Kindle E-Book.

-Manlove, Colin. “Charles Kingsley: The Water-Babies”. Christian Fantasy. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1992. 183-208. Print.

-Murphy, Ruth. “Darwin and 1860s Children’s Literature: Belief, Myth or Detritus.” Journal of Literature and Science 5.2 (2012): 5-21. Web. <>.

-Murray, Sabina. Tales of the New World. New York: Black Cat, 2011. Google Books. Web.

-Pope-Hennessy. Canon Charles Kingsley: A Biography. London: Chatto and Wilson, 1948. Print.


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