The Essay - The Cult of Childhood - An Age to Be Small In
The Cult of Childhood
Deborah Bowman presents four radio essays exploring the theme of childhood in the literary culture of the first half of the 20th century, particularly the 1920s and 30s.
1/4. An Age to Be Small In
An introductory essay surveying the interest of writers of this period in children, childishness, baby-talk and the childlike.