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Novels for the Young

Novels for young boys idealised a new type of man. The heroes of these novels were powerful, assertive, independent and daring. These novels were full of adventure set in places remote from Europe.

Some of the novels, written for young boys, became very popular.

  • R.L. Stevenson’s Treasure Island (1883)
  • Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Book (1894)
  • G.A. Henry’s historical adventure novels for boys
  • R.L. Stevenson’s Treasure Island

    Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Book

     These novels aroused the excitement and adventure of conquering strange lands. They were set in Mexico, Alexandria, Siberia and many other countries. Young boys were heroes of thee novels and they were portrayed as witnesses to grand historical events.
    These novels also instigated ‘English’ courage in the minds of the young boys who read these novels.

    Love stories written for adolescent girls became popular especially in the US

  • Helen Hunt Jackson’s Ramona (1884)
  • Sarah Chauncey Woolsey’s What Katy Did (1872)

  • Helen Hunt Jackson’s Ramona


    Helen Hunt Jackson

    Sarah Chauncey Woolsey

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