Children's Literature Products

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

  • Literature for Young Adults

    Books (and More) for Contemporary Readers, 2nd Edition

    By Joan L. Knickerbocker, James Rycik

    This book explores a great variety of works, genres, and formats, and places special emphasis on contemporary works whose nontraditional themes, protagonists, and literary conventions make them well suited to young adult readers. It also looks at the ways in which contemporary readers access and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-11-30 
    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 – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Fairy Tale World

    Edited by Andrew Teverson

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • 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

  • The Sino-Japanese War and Youth Literature

    Friends and Foes on the Battlefield

    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 – 2018-08-25 
    Routledge

  • Teaching Comics Through Multiple Lenses

    Critical Perspectives

    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 – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge

  • 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

    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 – 2018-07-12 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • 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 examines 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 – 2018-07-06 
    Routledge
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • 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

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