Literature: Children's Literature

  • 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

    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

  • 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

    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 – 2018-07-19 
    Routledge
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

  • Battling Girlhood: Sympathy, Social Justice, and the Tomboy Figure in American Literature book cover

    Battling Girlhood

    Sympathy, Social Justice, and the Tomboy Figure in American Literature

    By Kristen B. Proehl

    From Jo March of Little Women (1868) to Katniss Everdeen of The Hunger Games (2008), the American tomboy figure has evolved into an icon of modern girlhood and symbol of female empowerment. Battling Girlhood: Sympathy, Social Justice, and the Tomboy Figure in American Literature traces the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-05 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Male Adolescence in Mid-Victorian Fiction: George Meredith, W. M. Thackeray, and Anthony Trollope book cover

    Male Adolescence in Mid-Victorian Fiction

    George Meredith, W. M. Thackeray, and Anthony Trollope

    By Alice Crossley

    Focusing on works by George Meredith, W. M. Thackeray, and Anthony Trollope, Alice Crossley expounds on the emergence of adolescence in the mid-Victorian period as a distinct form of experience. Adolescence, Crossley shows, appears as a discrete category of identity that draws on but is nonetheless…

    Hardback – 2018-06-27 
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • Bringing Up War-Babies: The Wartime Child in Women’s Writing and Psychoanalysis at Mid-Century book cover

    Bringing Up War-Babies

    The Wartime Child in Women’s Writing and Psychoanalysis at Mid-Century

    By Amanda Jones

    The figure of the wartime child in the mid-twentieth century unsettles and disturbs. This book employs a range of material – biographical, literary and historical – to chart some of the surprising and unanticipated crossovers between women’s writing and early psychoanalysis in the years of the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

  • Terror and Counter-Terror in Contemporary British Children’s Literature book cover

    Terror and Counter-Terror in Contemporary British Children’s Literature

    By Blanka Grzegorczyk

    Terror and Counter-Terror in Contemporary British Children’s Literature is an investigation of children’s fiction’s capacity to illuminate the limits in Western responses to the era of terror, this book reads contemporary British children’s literature in the context of postcolonial and terrorism…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • 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

    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 – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Rumpelstiltskin’s Secret: What Women Didn’t Tell the Grimms book cover

    Rumpelstiltskin’s Secret

    What Women Didn’t Tell the Grimms

    By Harry Rand

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The Voice of Nature in Ted Hughes’s Writing for Children: Correcting Culture's Error book cover

    The Voice of Nature in Ted Hughes’s Writing for Children

    Correcting Culture's Error

    By Lorraine Kerslake

    Despite the fame Ted Hughes’s poetry has achieved, there has been surprisingly little critical writing on his children’s literature. This book identifies the importance of Hughes’s children’s writing from an ecocritical perspective and argues that the healing function that Hughes ascribes to nature…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Representations of Slavery in Children’s Picture Books: Teaching and Learning about Slavery in K-12 Classrooms book cover

    Representations of Slavery in Children’s Picture Books

    Teaching and Learning about Slavery in K-12 Classrooms

    By Raphael E. Rogers

    Drawing on critical race theory, critical race feminism, critical multicultural analysis, and intertextuality this book examines how slavery is represented in contemporary children’s picture books. Through analysis of recently published picture books about slavery, Rogers discusses how these books…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Charting Memory: Recalling Medieval Spain book cover

    Charting Memory

    Recalling Medieval Spain

    Edited by Stacy N. Beckwith

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

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

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

    Turandot's Sisters

    A Study of the Folktale AT 851

    By Christine Goldberg

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

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

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