Frances Hodgson Burnett: The Secret Garden - an audio guide

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In this Oxford World’s Classics audio and video guide, Peter Hunt, Professor Emeritus in Children’s Literature at the University of Cardiff, who was responsible for setting up the first course in children’s literature in the UK, introduces the newcomer to reading critically texts written for children.

Click on the links below to hear Peter’s thoughts on the field and then explore The Secret Garden in more detail.

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Why has The Secret Garden remained popular for over a century?

Peter Hunt on The Secret Garden

Introducing Children's Literature

About The Secret Garden