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British Children's Fiction in the Second World War$
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Owen Dudley Edwards

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780748616510

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616510.001.0001

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Rations and Quislings

Rations and Quislings

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(p.80) (p.81) 2 Rations and Quislings
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British Children's Fiction in the Second World War
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Owen Dudley Edwards

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616510.003.0002

This chapter discusses rationing, which was the most unavoidable symbol of the 1940s, and quislings, which occurred when an author who was supposedly on the child's side hinted at conforming to the vigilant adult. It studies the children's views on these subjects, as well as the impact of rationing on reading.

Keywords:   quislings, impact of rationing, reading, 1940s

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