Novels of Childhood: The Question of Idealization in Twain and Ballard

Eugene Ionesco once remarked that, ‘Childhood is the world of miracle or of magic: it is as if creation rose luminously out of the night, all new and fresh and astonishing,’ an extremely idealistic perception of children and their lives. Whilst children see the world through this lens of innocence, we sometimes forget that they … Read moreNovels of Childhood: The Question of Idealization in Twain and Ballard