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Juvenile literature

  • (Re)imagining the Worldby Yan Wu; Kerry Mallan; Roderick McGillis

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    (Re)Imagining the world: Children’s Literature’s 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...

  • 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...

  • Children's Literatureby Seth Lerer

    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... more...

  • Children's Literature in Translationby Jan Van Coillie; Walter P. Verschueren

    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...

  • Consuming Agency in Fairy Tales, Childlore, and Folkliteratureby Susan Honeyman

    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...

  • Critical Approaches to Food in Children?s Literatureby Kara K. Keeling; Scott T. Pollard

    Taylor and Francis 2008; 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...

  • 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...

  • Die Dehmels und das Kinderbuchby Roland Stark

    Traugott Bautz 2004; US$ 42.54

    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...

  • Ethics and Children's Literatureby Claudia Mills

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    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. Even as children’s literature has evolved in opposition to its origins... more...

  • Families in Children's Literature: A Resource Guide, Grades 4-8by Nancy Cecil; Patricia Roberts

    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...