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For many of us, some of our earliest and fondest memories involve story-time, when we discovered tales that had the power to inspire, calm, or chill the spirit. Over the years, the exact details of those stories may fade from our memories. However, the names of the fictional characters and imaginary places they inhabited often survive. In the spring of 2021, the American Name Society issued a call for papers for a special issue of NAMES on children’s literature, names, and naming. Onomastic scholars and names enthusiasts were invited to submit paper proposals that explored names and naming in literature intended for children and/or adolescents.
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