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  • International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literatureby Peter Hunt

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 545.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Sexual Content in Young Adult Literatureby Bryan Gillis; Joanna Simpson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 59.99

    This volume examines adolescent sexuality and how it is represented in young adult literature. The authors show how sexual content in such books can contribute to a richer and more fulfilling reading experience for teens. 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 exploration of the theoretical, empirical, and pedagogical connections between the reading and teaching of young adult literature and adolescent identity development centers around three key questions: Who are the teens reading young adult literature? Why should teachers... 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...

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

    Wiley 2013; US$ 82.95

    Taking Picture Books Seriously: What can we learn aboutphilosophy through children's books? This warm and charming volume casts a spell on adult readers asit unveils the surprisingly profound philosophical wisdom containedin children's picture books, from Dr Seuss's Sneetches toWilliam Steig's Shrek! . With a light touch and good humor,Wartenberg... 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...

  • Die Dehmels und das Kinderbuchby Roland Stark

    Traugott Bautz 2004; US$ 38.26

    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...

  • Interkulturelle Kinder- und Jugendliteratur in Deutschlandby Andra Riemhofer

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.65

    In einer globalisierten Welt und multikulturellen Gesellschaften wird interkulturelle Kompetenz immer wichtiger, sodass insbesondere auch die Beschäftigung mit Kinder- und Jugendliteratur - im schulischen Kontext oder in der Freizeit - zunehmend an Bedeutung gewinnt. Doch was genau zeichnet interkulturelle Literatur für eine jüngere Zielgruppe aus?... more...

  • Critical Foundations in Young Adult Literatureby Antero Garcia

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Young Adult literature, from The Outsiders to Harry Potter, has helped shape the cultural landscape for adolescents perhaps more than any other form of consumable media in the twentieth and twenty-first century. With the rise of mega blockbuster films based on these books in recent years, the young adult genre is being co-opted by curious adult readers... more...