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Published: 10 March 2011

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780199588220

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The Secret Garden

New Edition

Frances Hodgson Burnett
Edited by Peter Hunt

Oxford World's Classics

  • A new edition of Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic tale of redemption and renewal that continues to speak to modern readers 100 years after it first appeared.
  • Includes a fascinating introduction on the relationship between the book and the 19th-century genres of girls' stories, romances, the gothic, and the sensational, and examines the book's symbolic undercurrents.
  • The notes point out literary parallels and manuscript changes as well as glossing historical allusions and meanings.
  • Includes Burnett's essay, the companion-piece 'My Robin'.

New to this Edition:

  • Introduction by Peter Hunt.
  • Up-to-date bibliography.
  • New explanatory notes.
  • New chronology.
  • Appendix: 'My Robin'.
  • Reset text.

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