Children's Literature Products

  • Telling Tales

    Autobiographies of Childhood and Youth

    Edited by Kylie Cardell, Kate Douglas

    Young writers have historically played a pivotal role in shaping autobiographical genres and this continues into the graphic and digital texts which characterise contemporary life writing. This volume offers a selection of pertinent case studies which illuminate some of the core themes which have…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

  • Interactive Children's Texts and Movable Books

    Playful Media before Pop-Ups

    By Jacqueline Reid-Walsh

    This book is a historical and comparative study of the movable book — media that crosses the borders between game and narrative — as interactive narrative media in relation to the implied and actual child interactors who engage with them. The interrelation among children, interactive media, and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Literary Allusion in Harry Potter

    By Beatrice Groves

    Literary Allusion in Harry Potter builds on the world-wide enthusiasm for J.K. Rowling’s series in order to introduce its readers to some of the great works of literature on which Rowling draws. Harry Potter’s narrative techniques are rooted in the western literary tradition and its allusions…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge

  • The Alice Books and the Contested Ground of the Natural World

    By Laura White

    Though popular opinion would have us see Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There as whimsical, nonsensical, and thoroughly enjoyable stories told mostly for children; contemporary research has shown us there is a vastly greater depth to the stories…

    Hardback – 2017-06-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Postcolonial Approaches to Latin American Children’s Literature

    By Ann González

    This volume is the first book-length study in English to explore how the effects of a traumatic colonial experience are (re)presented to Latin American children today, almost two centuries after the dismantling of colonialism proper. By analyzing a variety of texts written, adapted, or marketed…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Children, Childhood, and Musical Theater

    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 – 2017-05-28 
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Origin Narratives

    The Stories We Tell Children About Immigration and International Adoption

    By Macarena García-González

    The first of its kind, this volume unpacks the cultural construction of transnational adoption and migration by examining a sample of recent children’s books that address the subject. Of all European countries, Spain is the nation where immigration and transnational adoption have increased most…

    Hardback – 2017-05-19 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • More Words About Pictures

    Current Research on Picturebooks and Visual/Verbal Texts for Young People

    Edited by Perry Nodelman, Naomi Hamer, Mavis Reimer

    This volume represents the current state of research on picture books and other adjacent hybrid forms of visual/verbal texts such as comics, graphic novels, and book apps, with a particular focus on texts produced for and about young people. When Perry Nodelman’s Words about Pictures: the Narrative…

    Hardback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • 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 – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • The Aesthetics of Children's Poetry

    A Study of Children's Verse in English

    By Katherine Wakely-Mulroney, Louise Joy

    Taking Isaac Watts's Divine Songs (1715) as its point of departure, this collection gives sustained attention to the literary, aesthetic, theoretical, and philosophical dimensions of seminal works of children’s poetry from the eighteenth century to the present. While attending to central figures of…

    Hardback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

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