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Maurice Sendak 1928-2012

Maurice Sendak died last night at the age of 83. His legacy is well-known: as an artist and a writer, he broke through the traditional paradigms of children’s literature with truth and honesty, embracing the dark visceral edges of dreams … Continue reading

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Demonic and crazed

I suppose this is not the best way to think about children just before they show up for class next week, but I had to laugh at these portrayals of children in ads from the fifties. Demonic and crazed, these … Continue reading

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