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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 129.00
Offering examples and insight from around the world, this book considers how children's fiction writers conceive different worlds: strange, familiar, even monstrous worlds. Expresses the power of human imagination and the impact of children's literature. more...
- 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... more...
- 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...
- SensePublishers 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...