Uncharted Depths: Descent Narratives in English and French Children's Literature, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Uncharted Depths

Descent Narratives in English and French Children's Literature, 1st Edition

By Kiera Vaclavik

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150 pages

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Description

This study enhances our understanding of katabasis, as well as the intersections between adult and children's literature in English and French, by examining the relationships between works of children's literature incorporating this form of narrative and the Aeneid and the Inferno.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Katabatic Intertextual Relations 2. The Underground Landscape and its Inhabitants 3. Gender Roles and Relations 4. Didacticism and Diversion 5. Conclusion

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
LAN008000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism
LIT009000
LITERARY CRITICISM / Children's Literature