Children's Literature Products

  • Medieval Literature for Children

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel T. Kline

    This volume will be a critical anthology of primary texts whose main audience was children and/or adolescents in the medieval period. Texts will include theoretical and interpretative introductions and commentary.…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge

  • (Con)Fusing Signs and Postmodern Positions

    Spanish American Performance, Experimental Writing, and the Critique of Political Confusion, 1st Edition

    By Robert Neustadt

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge

  • Representations of Technology in Science Fiction for Young People

    1st Edition

    By Noga Applebaum

    In this new book, Noga Applebaum surveys science fiction novels published for children and young adults from 1980 to the present, exposing the anti-technological bias existing within a genre often associated with the celebration of technology. Applebaum argues that perceptions of technology as a…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Translation Under State Control

    Books for Young People in the German Democratic Republic, 1st Edition

    By Gaby Thomson-Wohlgemuth

    In this book, Gaby Thomson-Wohlgemuth explores the effects of ideology on the English-to-German translation of children’s literature under the socialist regime of the former German Democratic Republic. Giving prominence to extra-textual factors, the study undertakes a close investigation of the…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Peter Pan's Shadows in the Literary Imagination

    1st Edition

    By Kirsten Stirling

    This book is a literary analysis of J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan in all its different versions -- key rewritings, dramatisations, prequels, and sequels -- and includes a synthesis of the main critical interpretations of the text over its history. A comprehensive and intelligent study of the Peter Pan…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Contemporary English-Language Indian Children’s Literature

    Representations of Nation, Culture, and the New Indian Girl, 1st Edition

    By Michelle Superle

    Concurrent with increasing scholarly attention toward national children’s literatures, Contemporary English-language Indian Children’s Literature explores an emerging body of work that has thus far garnered little serious critical attention. Superle critically examines the ways Indian children’s…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Charles Dickens and the Victorian Child

    Romanticizing and Socializing the Imperfect Child, 1st Edition

    By Amberyl Malkovich

    This book explores the ideas of children and childhood, and the construct of the ‘ideal’ Victorian child, that developed rapidly over the Victorian era along with literacy and reading material for the emerging mass reading public. Children’s Literature was one of the developing areas for publishers…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Textual Transformations in Children's Literature

    Adaptations, Translations, Reconsiderations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin Lefebvre

    This book offers new critical approaches for the study of adaptations, abridgments, translations, parodies, and mash-ups that occur internationally in contemporary children’s culture. It follows recent shifts in adaptation studies that call for a move beyond fidelity criticism, a paradigm that…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • The Nation in Children’s Literature

    Nations of Childhood, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kit Kelen, Bjorn Sundmark

    This book explores the meaning of nation or nationalism in children’s literature and how it constructs and represents different national experiences. The contributors discuss diverse aspects of children’s literature and film from interdisciplinary and multicultural approaches, ranging from the…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Beyond Pippi Longstocking

    Intermedial and International Approaches to Astrid Lindgren's Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer, Astrid Surmatz

    Astrid Lindgren, author of the famed Pippi Longstocking novels, is perhaps one of the most significant children's authors of the last half of the twentieth century. In this collection contributors consider films, music, and picturebooks relating to Lindgren, in addition to…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Experiencing Environment and Place through Children's Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amy Cutter-Mackenzie, Phillip Payne, Alan Reid

    Recent scholarship on children’s literature displays a wide variety of interests in classic and contemporary children’s books. While environmental and ecological concerns have led to an interest in ‘ecocriticism’, as yet there is little on the significance of the ecological imagination and…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • Humor in Contemporary Junior Literature

    1st Edition

    By Julie Cross

    In this new book, Julie Cross examines the intricacies of textual humor in contemporary junior literature, using the tools of literary criticism and humor theory. Cross investigates the dialectical paradoxes of humor and debunks the common belief in oppositional binaries of ‘simple’ versus ‘complex…

    Paperback – 2014-08-12
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

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