"A Kind of Magic:" Reading and Imagination in Dinah Mulock Craik’s The Little Lame Prince and Frances Hodgson Burnett’s A Little Princess

Deborah Ogilvie


This essay discusses how Dinah Mulock Craik's "The Little Lame Prince," and Frances Hodgson Burnett's "A Little Princess" promote reading as a way to cultivate imagination.

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Hodgson Burnett, Frances. A Little Princess. Ed. U.C Knoepflmacher. New York: Penguin, 2002.

Knoepflmacher, U.C. Introduction. A Little Princess. By Frances Hodgson Burnett. New York: Penguin, 2002. vii-xxiii.

Mulock Craik, Dinah (Miss Mulock). The Little Lame Prince. 1875. Racine: Whitman, 1916.

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