May Gibbs's Suburban Space

Laurie Duggan

Abstract


The paper argues that May Gibbs's Complete Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie engages not just with the myths that appeal to children but also with a living culture--an urban culture of a particular time and place--and with a landscape which is able to incorporate modernity unproblematically.

Keywords


May Gibbs; children's literature; the city; modernism

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