McDowell’s and Aalto’s respective books, published by the same press within two years of each other, are impressive studies of the relationship between literature and landscapes, both emotional and physical, in Potter’s Peter Rabbit and Milne’s Pooh Bear.
Mike Cadden is a professor of English and the director of childhood studies at Missouri Western State University where he teaches courses in children’s and young adult literature. His books include Ursula K. Le Guin Beyond Genre: Fiction for Children and Adults and Telling Children’s Stories: Narrative Theory and Children’s Literature.
Posts by Mike Cadden
The first woman to paint the official portrait of a U.S. president, Greta Kempton also painted Cabinet officials, governors, senators, the head of the Atomic Energy Commission, two Postmasters General, a Supreme Court justice, several university presidents, and a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. But what would have happened if she had painted a self-portrait?