Presents the three winning entries from the 1997 Scottish Schools Essay Competition, organized by the University of Paisley Library and sponsored by John Smith & Son Bookshops Limited. Sarah Bone’s first prize winning entry discusses J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan and explores the darker and more disturbing aspects of the book. Alasdair MacGruer discusses the theme of social progress through science as shown in H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine. Rebecca Kelly discusses E. Nesbit’s The Railway Children and its relevance today.
Bone, S., MacGruer, A. and Kelly, R. (1997), "The books of 1897 ‐ today: University of Paisley Library/John Smith & Son Bookshops Limited, Scottish Schools Essay Competition", Library Review, Vol. 46 No. 4, pp. 268-274. https://doi.org/10.1108/00242539710791532Download as .RIS
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