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  • Deconstructing the Heroby Margery Hourihan

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 66.95

    This book sets out to explore the structure and meanings within the most popular of all literary genres - the adventure story. Deconstructing the Hero offers analytical readings of some of the most widely read adventure stories such as Treasure Island , the James Bond stories and Star Wars . The book describes how adventure stories are influential... more...

  • Young Adult Literature and Adolescent Identity Across Cultures and Classroomsby Janet Alsup

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 44.95

    Taking a critical, research-oriented perspective, this book explores the theoretical, empirical, and pedagogical connections between reading and teaching young adult literature in middle and secondary classrooms and adolescent identity development. more...

  • Selected Papers from the International Conference on Heating by Electromagnetic Sourcesby Sergio Lupi; Fabrizio Dughiero; Egbert Baake

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    HES is becoming a traditional meeting for scientists and engineers dealing with the development and application of new methodologies for the solution of scientific and technical problems concerning the use of electromagnetic fields in the industrial heating and melting processes as well as in the electromagnetic processing of materials (EPM). more...

  • Antike und Avantgardeby Stefan Trinks

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 112.00

    Angesichts des alle Konventionen sprengenden Antikengehaltes der Skulptur der drei Pilgerwegskirchen in Jaca, Léon und Santiago scheint sich die Antike in Nordspanien bis in das elfte Jahrhundert kontinuierlich fortgesetzt zu haben. Voraussetzung für diese Bildsprache war die enorme künstlerische Freiheit, die aufgrund besonderer historischer Faktoren... more...

  • A Sneetch is a Sneetch and Other Philosophical Discoveriesby Thomas E. Wartenberg

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95

    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...

  • Die Dehmels und das Kinderbuchby Roland Stark

    Traugott Bautz 2004; US$ 42.33

    Wie schon in den vorhergehenden Büchern hat Roland Stark bekannte und neue Quellen zur Thematik entdeckt und ausgeschöpft und dabei in der Burgerbibliothek in Bern wie auch im Badischen Generallandesarchiv Karlsruhe eine Reihe bisher unbekannter Dokumente aufgespürt, die bislang als unumstößlich geltende Annahmen korrigieren und damit im Blick auf... more...

  • Translating for Childrenby Ritta Oittinen

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 130.00

    Translating for Children is not a book on translations of children's literature, but a book on translating for children. It concentrates on human action in translation and focuses on the translator, the translation process, and translating for children, in particular. Translators bring to the translation their cultural heritage, their reading experience,... more...

  • International Companion Encyclopaedia of Children's Literatureby Peter Hunt

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 52.95

    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...

  • International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literatureby Peter Hunt

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 545.00

    Children's publishing is a huge international industry and there is ever-growing interest from researchers and students in the genre as cultural object of study and tool for education and socialization. more...

  • Representing Africa in Children's Literatureby Vivian Yenika-Agbaw

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Representing Africa in Children?s Literature explores how African and Western authors portray youth in contemporary African societies, critically examining the dominant images of Africa and Africans in books published between 1960 and 2005. The book focuses on contemporary children?s and young adult literature set in Africa, examining issues regarding... more...