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  • Lewis Carroll and the Victorian Stage

    Theatricals in a Quiet Life, 1st Edition

    By Richard Foulkes

    Author of the enduringly popular Alice books, mathematician, Anglican cleric, and pioneer photographer, Lewis Carroll maintained a lifelong enthusiasm for the theatre. Lewis Carroll and the Victorian Stage is the first book to focus on Carroll's irresistible fascination with all things theatrical,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Reinventing Childhood Nostalgia

    Books, Toys, and Contemporary Media Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisabeth Wesseling

    While Romantic-era concepts of childhood nostalgia have been understood as the desire to retrieve the ephemeral mindset of the child, this collection proposes that the emergence of digital media has altered this reflective gesture towards the past. No longer is childhood nostalgia reliant on…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Space and Place in Children�s Literature, 1789 to the Present

    1st Edition

    By Maria Sachiko Cecire, Hannah Field, Malini Roy

    Focusing on questions of space and locale in children’s literature, this collection explores how metaphorical and physical space can create landscapes of power, knowledge, and identity in texts from the early nineteenth century to the present. The collection is comprised of four sections that take…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • The Aesthetics of Children's Poetry

    A Study of Children's Verse in English, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katherine Wakely-Mulroney, Louise Joy

    This collection gives sustained attention to the literary dimensions of children’s poetry from the eighteenth century to the present. While reasserting the importance of well-known voices, such as those of Isaac Watts, William Blake, Lewis Carroll, Christina Rossetti, A. A. Milne, and Carol Ann…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Nineteenth-Century Fictions of Childhood and the Politics of Play

    1st Edition

    By Michelle Beissel Heath

    Drawing evidence from transatlantic literary texts of childhood as well as from nineteenth and early twentieth century children’s and family card, board, and parlor games and games manuals, Nineteenth-Century Fictions of Childhood and the Politics of Play aims to reveal what might be thought of as…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Representations of Slavery in Children’s Picture Books

    Teaching and Learning about Slavery in K-12 Classrooms, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge

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

    Correcting Culture's Error, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • 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 – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Translating Picturebooks

    Revoicing the Verbal, the Visual and the Aural for a Child Audience, 1st Edition

    By Riitta Oittinen, Anne Ketola, Melissa Garavini

    Translating Picturebooks examines the role of illustration in the translation process of picturebooks and how the word-image interplay inherent in the medium can have an impact both on translation practice and the reading process itself. The book draws on a wide range of picturebooks published and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • The Development of School-based Literacy

    A Social Ecological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Pellegrini, Lee Galda

    Originally published in 1998. This book presents a model of social-contextual influences on children’s literacy and literate language. Literate language is similar to the language teachers use and to the language used in reading books for young children. Based on a longitudinal study in homes and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Children's Literature and Culture of the First World War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lissa Paul, Rosemary R. Johnston, Emma Short

    Because all wars in the twenty-first century are potentially global wars, the centenary of the first global war is the occasion for reflection. This volume offers an unprecedented account of the lives, stories, letters, games, schools, institutions (such as the Boy Scouts and YMCA), and toys of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Child Autonomy and Child Governance in Children's Literature

    Where Children Rule, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Kelen, Bjorn Sundmark

    This book explores representations of child autonomy and self-governance in children’s literature.The idea of child rule and child realms is central to children’s literature, and childhood is frequently represented as a state of being, with children seen as aliens in need of passports to Adultland…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

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