Literature: Children's Literature

  • Critical Visual Analysis of Picturebooks: Reading Images through a Critical Lens book cover

    Critical Visual Analysis of Picturebooks

    Reading Images through a Critical Lens, 1st Edition

    Edited by Holly Johnson, Janelle Mathis, Kathy G. Short

    Paperback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge

  • The Fairy Tale World book cover

    The Fairy Tale World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Teverson

    The Fairy Tale World is a definitive volume on this ever-evolving field. The book draws on recent critical attention, contesting romantic ideas about timeless tales of good and evil, and arguing that fairy tales are culturally astute narratives that reflect the historical and material circumstances…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • British Hymn Books for Children, 1800-1900: Re-Tuning the History of Childhood book cover

    British Hymn Books for Children, 1800-1900

    Re-Tuning the History of Childhood, 1st Edition

    By Alisa Clapp-Itnyre

    Examining nineteenth-century British hymns for children, Alisa Clapp-Itnyre argues that the unique qualities of children's hymnody created a space for children's empowerment. Unlike other literature of the era, hymn books were often compilations of many writers' hymns, presenting the discerning…

    Paperback – 2018-12-14 
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Genocide Literature in Middle and Secondary Classrooms: Rhetoric, Witnessing, and Social Action in a Time of Standards and Accountability book cover

    Genocide Literature in Middle and Secondary Classrooms

    Rhetoric, Witnessing, and Social Action in a Time of Standards and Accountability, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Donovan

    At the heart of this inquiry into the ethical implications of education reform on reading practices in middle and secondary classrooms, the central question is what is lost, hidden, or marginalized in the name of progress? Drawing on her own experiences as an English teacher during the No Child…

    Paperback – 2018-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Teaching Comics Through Multiple Lenses: Critical Perspectives book cover

    Teaching Comics Through Multiple Lenses

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Crag Hill

    Building off the argument that comics succeed as literature—rich, complex narratives filled with compelling characters interrogating the thought-provoking issues of our time—this book argues that comics are an expressive medium whose moves (structural and aesthetic) may be shared by literature, the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Children, Childhood, and Musical Theater book cover

    Children, Childhood, and Musical Theater

    1st Edition

    By James Leve, Donelle Ruwe

    Bringing together musicologists, literature scholars, and specialists in childhood and theater studies, this volume examines the ways in which successful children's musicals tap into adult nostalgia for childhood while appealing to the needs and consumer potential of the child. The contributors…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Charting Memory: Recalling Medieval Spain book cover

    Charting Memory

    Recalling Medieval Spain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stacy N. Beckwith

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Turandot's Sisters: A Study of the Folktale AT 851 book cover

    Turandot's Sisters

    A Study of the Folktale AT 851, 1st Edition

    By Christine Goldberg

    First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • African American Children in American Political Life: The Literature and Politics of the Impossible book cover

    African American Children in American Political Life

    The Literature and Politics of the Impossible, 1st Edition

    By Myisha Priest

    This book explores the ways that figures of Black children and writing for them articulate complex and contested notions of justice arising from the entanglements of black freedom and black subjection, articulations made material in spectacular performances on the political stage. Connecting…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • The Sino-Japanese War and Youth Literature: Friends and Foes on the Battlefield book cover

    The Sino-Japanese War and Youth Literature

    Friends and Foes on the Battlefield, 1st Edition

    By Minjie Chen

    The Sino-Japanese War (1937 – 1945) was fought in the Asia-Pacific theatre between Imperial Japan and China, with the United States as the latter’s major military ally. An important line of investigation remains, questioning how the history of this war has been passed on to post-war generations’…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Teaching Culturally Sustaining and Inclusive Young Adult Literature: Critical Perspectives and Conversations book cover

    Teaching Culturally Sustaining and Inclusive Young Adult Literature

    Critical Perspectives and Conversations, 1st Edition

    By R. Joseph Rodríguez

    In this book, Rodríguez uses theories of critical literacy and culturally responsive teaching to argue that our schools, and our culture, need sustaining and inclusive young adult (YA) literature/s to meet the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse readers and all students. This book…

    Paperback – 2018-07-16
    Routledge
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

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