Excerpt from "Les Aventures de Jean-Paul Choppart"; par M. Louis Desnoyers (1834, première édition en 2 vols.).
The History of Jean-Paul Choppart; Or, The surprising adventures of a runaway (Transl. Anglais / English Edition) - [ASIN: B07DV231JQ ].
[LOUIS DESNOYERS : REALISM ON THE ROAD, p. 31-33]: "(...) It [the book] recounts the adventures of a runaway delinquent boy of age nine and a half and his naive, reluctant, but easily led younger companion Petit-Jacques. (...) The novel has more in common with the picaresque or rogue novel, one not normally associated with a juvenile audience. (...) Desnoyers's novel thus anticipated the Bildungsroman, or novel of individual development, that was to become a popular genre for both adult and young readers. (...) the first of a number of nineteenth-century 'on the road' narratives..." — [In]: "A Critical History of French Children's Literature: Volume Two: 1830—Present". By Penny Brown / Penelope E. Brown. Routledge, 2007. 384p. [ISBN: 9780415876711].
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