Rediscoveries in Children's Literature
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First Published in 1995. Dedicated to furthering original research in children's literature and culture, the Children's Literature and Culture series will include monographs on individual authors and illustrators, historical examinations of different periods, literary analyses of genres, and comparative studies on literature and the mass media. The series is international in scope and is intended to encourage innovative research in children's literature with a focus on interdisciplinary methodology. This volume looks at ?€?undiscovered?€? children?€?s literature.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Life at the Squirrel Inn: Frank Stockton's Fairy Tales; Chapter 2 Wild Models of the World: The Lure of the Toy Theater; Chapter 3 The Boy and the Wild Geese: Selma Lagerlöf's Nils; Chapter 4 Empowering the Child: Dorothy Canfield's Made-to-Order Stories; Chapter 5 American Mosaic: Florence Crannell Means; Chapter 6 Deep Valley Revisited: The Betsy-Tacy Stories of Maud Hart Lovelace; Chapter 7 Cat-Child: Two Cat Stories by Beverly Cleary and Ursula Moray Williams; Chapter 8 Beneath the Surface with Fungus the Bogeyman; Chapter 9 Vaccine for Future Shock: Diana Wynne Jones; Epilogue Index;
"Rahn encourages teachers and librarians to go beyond an exclusive and academic approach to children's literature and introduce young readers to a wider variety of good books. Recommended for academic libraries and larger public libraries." -- School Library Journal