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Issue Details: First known date: 1998... 1998 Cold Iron
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'Cold Iron is set in a fairytale world---a kind of parallel Elizabethan period. It is based on the English fairytale Tattercoats (which is a kind of Cinderella story) and Shakespeare's beautiful play, A Midsummer Night's Dream. It enters the fairy kingdom of Titania and Oberon, and takes the reader into the vivid world of Elizabethan England. Tattercoats is the neglected, beautiful grand-daughter of the rich Baron of Fisher Forest, who is inconsolable because of his daughter's death in bearing Tattercoats. Her father has gone away; and so the only friends Tattercoats has in the world are the servant girl Malkin and Pug, a lame, flute-playing gooseherd. One day, the Baron receives an invitation to go to the birthday ball of the Earl of Malmsey, at Elizabeth's court; and Tattercoats desperately wants to go. But her grandfather does not want to let her. It is up to Malkin and Pug to find a way.' (Source: Sophie Masson)

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Works about this Work

Scanners Bruce Gillespie , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , August no. 80A 2010; (p. 67)

— Review of The Centurion's Empire Sean McMullen , 1990 single work novel ; Cold Iron Sophie Masson , 1998 single work novel ; Killing Darcy Melissa Lucashenko , 1998 single work novel
y separately published work icon Shakespeare in Children's Literature : Gender and Cultural Capital Erica Hateley , New York (City) : Routledge , 2009 13815357 2009 single work criticism

'Shakespeare in Children's Literature looks at the genre of Shakespeare-for-children, considering both adaptations of his plays and children's novels in which he appears as a character. Drawing on feminist theory and sociology, Hateley demonstrates how Shakespeare for children utilises the ongoing cultural capital of "Shakespeare," and the pedagogical aspects of children's literature, to perpetuate anachronistic forms of identity and authority.' (Source: Publisher's blurb)

A Local Habitation and a Name : Writing Shakespearean Novels Sophie Masson , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 19 no. 3 2004; (p. 12-15)
Untitled Bill Congreve , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy & Science Fiction , no. 22 1999; (p. 100-101)

— Review of Cold Iron Sophie Masson , 1998 single work novel
Untitled Helen Purdie , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 13 no. 3 1998; (p. 40)

— Review of Cold Iron Sophie Masson , 1998 single work novel
Untitled Margrete Lamond , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 42 no. 3 1998; (p. 27)

— Review of Cold Iron Sophie Masson , 1998 single work novel
Untitled Helen Purdie , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 13 no. 3 1998; (p. 40)

— Review of Cold Iron Sophie Masson , 1998 single work novel
Scanners Bruce Gillespie , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , August no. 80A 2010; (p. 67)

— Review of The Centurion's Empire Sean McMullen , 1990 single work novel ; Cold Iron Sophie Masson , 1998 single work novel ; Killing Darcy Melissa Lucashenko , 1998 single work novel
Stories That Don't Quite Fit Peter Nicholls , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 203 1998; (p. 42-43)

— Review of Cold Iron Sophie Masson , 1998 single work novel ; Force of Evil Gary Crew , 1998 selected work short story
Untitled Bill Congreve , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy & Science Fiction , no. 22 1999; (p. 100-101)

— Review of Cold Iron Sophie Masson , 1998 single work novel
A Local Habitation and a Name : Writing Shakespearean Novels Sophie Masson , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 19 no. 3 2004; (p. 12-15)
y separately published work icon Shakespeare in Children's Literature : Gender and Cultural Capital Erica Hateley , New York (City) : Routledge , 2009 13815357 2009 single work criticism

'Shakespeare in Children's Literature looks at the genre of Shakespeare-for-children, considering both adaptations of his plays and children's novels in which he appears as a character. Drawing on feminist theory and sociology, Hateley demonstrates how Shakespeare for children utilises the ongoing cultural capital of "Shakespeare," and the pedagogical aspects of children's literature, to perpetuate anachronistic forms of identity and authority.' (Source: Publisher's blurb)

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