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- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 18.00
Ever since children have learned to read, there has been children?s literature. Children?s Literature charts the makings of the Western literary imagination from Aesop?s fables to Mother Goose, from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to Peter Pan, from Where the Wild Things Are to Harry Potter. The only single-volume work to capture... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Children's classics from Alice in Wonderland to the works of Astrid Lindgren, Roald Dahl, J.K. Rowling and Philip Pullman are now generally recognized as literary achievements that from a translator's point of view are no less demanding than 'serious' (adult) literature. This volume attempts to explore the various challenges posed by the translation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
In this book Honeyman looks at manifestations of youth agency (and representations of agency produced for youth) as depicted in fairy tales, childlore and folk literature, investigating the dynamic of ideological manipulation and independent resistance as it can be read or expressed in bodies, first through social puppetry and then through coercive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
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 2009; US$ 61.95
"Children?s literature is a contested terrain, as is multicultural education. Taken together, they pose a formidable challenge to both classroom teachers and academics?. Rather than deny the inherent conflicts and tensions in the field, in Critical Multicultural Analysis of Children?s Literature: Mirrors, Windows, and Doors, Maria José Botelho and... more...
Die Suche nach Identität und Gemeinschaft in der Kinder- und Jugendliteratur der DDR: Intertextueller Vergleich unter ästhetischen und gesellschaftspolitischen AspektenDiplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 27.77
Kinder und Jugendliteratur (kurz: KJL) ist für viele Menschen der erste Berührungspunkt mit Literatur. Mit den Helden unserer Kindheit haben wir mitgefiebert, geweint, gelitten und uns gefreut. Gerade in der Zeit der Pubertät und Adoleszenz kann Literatur einen maßgeblichen Einfluss auf den Sozialisationsprozess haben, dessen Ergebnis die jeweilige... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 114.95
Exploring the ethical questions posed by, in, and about children?s literature, this collection examines the way texts intended for children raise questions of value, depict the moral development of their characters, and call into attention shared moral presuppositions. The essays in Part I look at various past attempts at conveying moral messages... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 23.00
Using quality children's literature that presents families positively and promotes appreciation of family diversity, this book offers you a unique way to help students understand the common complexities of today's families. Books are grouped into four major categories-diverse family groups, family heritage and tradition, relationships within families,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
This book studies children?s and young adult literature of genocide since 1945, considering issues of representation and using postcolonial theory to provide both literary analysis and implications for educating the young. Many of the authors visited accurately and authentically portray the genocide about which they write; others perpetuate stereotypes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This volume visits death in children?s literature from around the world, making a substantial contribution to the dialogue between the expanding fields of Childhood Studies, Children?s Literature, and Death Studies. Considering both textual and pictorial representations of death, contributors focus on the topic of death in children?s literature as... more...