|01||An Age To Be Small In||20070423||20070917|
An introductory essay surveying the interest of writers of this period in children, childishness, baby-talk and the childlike.
|02||Peter Pans And Pyjama Parties||20070424||20070918|
This essay examines the influence of Freud and the invention of the notion of adolescence, showing how it found its way into literature from Colette to Evelyn Waugh
Deborah investigates the social psychology of the generation gap, a phrase first used by Rose Macaulay in an age worried about the idea that young people might 'rise up' and lay waste to older generations.
|04 LAST||The Amazing True Story Of The Flapper||20070426||20070920|
Deborah argues that Flappers and other kinds of childlike posing were a way of criticising the adult world.
Writers featured include Hilaire Belloc and Saki.