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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Exploring the ethical questions posed by, in, and about childrens 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. Even as childrens literature has evolved in opposition to its origins... 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...
- University Press of Mississippi 2014; US$ 60.00
A significant body of scholarship examines the production of children's literature by women and minorities, as well as the representation of gender, race, and sexuality. But few scholars have previously analyzed class in children's literature. This definitive collection remedies that by defining and exemplifying historical materialist approaches to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
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...
- Springer 2014; US$ 129.00
(Re)Imagining the world: Childrens Literatures Response to Changing Times considers how writers of fiction for children imagine the world, not one universal world, but different worlds: imaginary, strange, familiar, even monstrous worlds. The chapters in this collection discuss how fiction for children engages with some of the... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 64.99
This volume looks at the life of activist Jane Addams and examines the books that have received an award bestowed in her name. An advocate for reforms in child labor, sanitation, and other issues, Addams and her accomplishments serve as a focal point of this study, which looks at how social justice has been represented in children?s literature over... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Into the Closet examines the representation of cross-dressing in a wide variety of children?s fiction, ranging from picture books and junior fiction to teen films and novels for young adults. It provides a comprehensive analysis of the different types of cross-dressing found in children?s narratives, raising a number of significant issues relating... 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
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...