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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 448.00
The International Companion Encyclopedia answers these questions and provides comprehensive coverage of children's literature from a wide range of perspectives. Over 80 substantial essays by world experts include Iona Opie on the oral tradition, Gillian Avery on family stories and Michael Rosen on audio, TV and other media. The Companion covers... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 79.95
Taking Picture Books Seriously: What can we learn about philosophy through children's books? This warm and charming volume casts a spell on adult readers as it unveils the surprisingly profound philosophical wisdom contained in children's picture books, from Dr Seuss's Sneetches to William Steig's Shrek! . With a light touch and good humor, Wartenberg... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 23.99
Adaptations of canonical texts have played an important role throughout the history of children's literature and have been seen as an active and vital contributing force in establishing a common ground for intercultural communication across generations and borders. This collection analyses different examples of adapting canonical texts in or for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
This book explores the meaning of nation or nationalism in children?s literature and how it constructs and represents different national experiences. The contributors discuss diverse aspects of children?s literature and film from interdisciplinary and multicultural approaches, ranging from the short story and novel to science fiction and fantasy from... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 34.99
Bringing together leading scholars and teacher educators from across the world, from Europe and the USA to Asia, this book presents the latest research and new perspectives into the uses of childrens literature in second language teaching for children and young adults. Childrens Literature in Second Language Education covers such topics... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 143.00
Postcolonial Polysystems: The Production and Reception of Translated Children?s Literature in South Africa is an original and provocative contribution to the field of children?s literature research and translation studies. It draws on a variety of methodologies to provide a perspective, both product- and process-oriented, on the ways in which translation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 520.00
Children's literature continues to be one of the most rapidly expanding and exciting of interdisciplinary academic studies, of interest to anyone concerned with literature, education, internationalism, childhood or culture in general. The second edition of Peter Hunt's bestselling International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature offers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
From the villainous beast of ?Little Red Riding Hood? and ?The Three Little Pigs,? to the nurturing wolves of Romulus and Remus and Rudyard Kipling?s The Jungle Book , the wolf has long been a part of the landscape of children?s literature. Meanwhile, since the 1960s and the popularization of scientific research on these animals, children?s books... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 134.00
Critical Approaches to Food in Children?s Literature is the first scholarly volume on the topic, connecting children's literature to the burgeoning discipline of food studies. Following the lead of historians like Mark Kurlansky, Jeffrey Pilcher and Massimo Montanari, who use food as a fundamental node for understanding history, the essays in this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 133.00
This study is concerned with how readers are positioned to interpret the past in historical fiction for children and young adults. Looking at literature published within the last thirty to forty years, Wilson identifies and explores a prevalent trend for re-visioning and rewriting the past according to modern social and political ideological assumptions.... more...