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- Taylor and Francis 1992; US$ 38.95
This volume reprints some of the most important essays published in the field of children's literature in the last five years and includes three new essays on folklore and science fiction, psychology, and cultural studies. more...
- 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...
- 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 2006; US$ 105.00
Edited by Peter Hunt, a leading figure in the field, this book introduces the study of children?s literature, addressing theoretical questions as well as the most relevant critical approaches to the discipline. The fourteen chapters draw on insights from academic disciplines ranging from cultural and literary studies to education and psychology,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 110.00
For Hayek, spontaneous order - the emergence of complex order as the unintended consequence of individual actions that have no such end in view - is both the origin of the Great Society and its underlying principle. These sometimes critical essays assess Hayek's position and argue that his work can inform contemporary social and political dilemmas. more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 8.99
Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing - absolutely nothing - half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.'So says Rat to Mole, as he introduces him to the delights of the river and his friends Toad, the spirit of rebellion, and Badger, the spirit of England. But it is a world where the motor-car is about to wreck the gipsy... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 24.95
A new "body guy" genre has emerged in film during the last twenty years-a working-class man of the earth or bohemian artist awakens and fulfills the sexuality of a beautiful, intelligent woman frequently married or engaged to a sexually incompetent, educated, upper-class man. Lady Chatterley's Legacy in the Movies relates a host of wide-ranging... more...
- OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 6.99
there were only seven out of the twenty-six on whom we knew we could rely; and out of those seven one was a boy ...'When a mysterious seafarer puts up at the Admiral Benbow, young Jim Hawkins is haunted by his frightening tales; the sailor's sudden death is the beginning of one of the most exciting adventure stories in literature. The discovery... more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 8.99
But I don't want to go among mad people,' Alice remarked.'Oh, you can't help that,' said the Cat. 'We're all mad here.'The 'Alice' books are two of the most translated, most quoted, and best-known books in the world, but what exactly are they? Apparently delightful, innocent fantasies for children, they are also... more...