Children's Literature Products

  • The Children's Book Business

    Lessons from the Long Eighteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Lissa Paul

    In The Children’s Book Business, Lissa Paul constructs a new kind of book biography. By focusing on Eliza Fenwick’s1805 product-placement novel, Visits to the Juvenile Library, in the context of Marjorie Moon’s 1990 bibliography, Benjamin Tabart’s Juvenile Library, Paul explains how twenty-first…

    Hardback – 2010-12-14
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Irish Children's Literature and Culture

    New Perspectives on Contemporary Writing, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keith O'Sullivan, Valerie Coghlan

    Irish Children’s Literature and Culture looks critically at Irish writing for children from the 1980s to the present, examining the work of many writers and illustrators and engaging with major genres, forms, and issues, including the gothic, the speculative, picturebooks, ethnicity, and…

    Hardback – 2010-12-14
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Innocence, Heterosexuality, and the Queerness of Children's Literature

    1st Edition

    By Tison Pugh

    Innocence, Heterosexuality, and the Queerness of Children’s Literature examines distinguished classics of children’s literature both old and new—including L. Frank Baum’s Oz books, Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House series, J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of…

    Hardback – 2010-12-14
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2010-12-02
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Uncharted Depths

    Descent Narratives in English and French Children's Literature, 1st Edition

    By Kiera Vaclavik

    This study enhances our understanding of katabasis, as well as the intersections between adult and children's literature in English and French, by examining the relationships between works of children's literature incorporating this form of narrative and the Aeneid and the Inferno.…

    Hardback – 2010-09-09
    Routledge

  • Picturing the Wolf in Children's Literature

    1st Edition

    By Debra Mitts-Smith

    From the villainous beast of “Little Red Riding Hood” and “The Three Little Pigs,” to the nurturing wolves of Romulus and Remus and Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, the wolf has long been a part of the landscape of children’s literature. Meanwhile, since the 1960s and the popularization of…

    Hardback – 2010-06-24
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • The Role of Translators in Children's Literature

    Invisible Storytellers, 1st Edition

    By Gillian Lathey

    This book offers a historical analysis of key classical translated works for children, such as writings by Hans Christian Andersen and Grimms’ tales. Translations dominate the earliest history of texts written for children in English, and stories translated from other languages have continued to…

    Hardback – 2010-06-23
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • New Directions in Picturebook Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Teresa Colomer, Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer, Cecilia Silva-Díaz

    In this new collection, children’s literature scholars from twelve different countries contribute to the ongoing debate on the importance of picturebook research, focusing on aesthetic and cognitive aspects of picture books. Contributors take interdisciplinary approaches that integrate different…

    Hardback – 2010-06-08
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Kipling's Children's Literature

    Language, Identity, and Constructions of Childhood, 1st Edition

    By Sue Walsh

    Despite Kipling's popularity as an author and his standing as a politically controversial figure, much of his work has remained relatively unexamined due to its characterization as 'children's literature'. Sue Walsh challenges the apparently clear division between 'children's' and 'adult'…

    Hardback – 2010-05-28
    Routledge
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Rumer Godden

    International and Intermodern Storyteller, 1st Edition

    By Lucy Le-Guilcher

    Edited by Phyllis B. Lassner

    From 1929 to 1997, Rumer Godden published more than 60 books, including novels, biographies, children's books, and poetry; this is the first collection devoted to this important transnational writer. Focusing on Godden's writing from the 1930s onward, the contributors uncover the breadth and…

    Hardback – 2010-04-23
    Routledge

  • Masculinities in British Adventure Fiction, 1880–1915

    1st Edition

    By Joseph A. Kestner

    Making use of recent masculinity theories, Joseph A. Kestner sheds new light on Victorian and Edwardian adventure fiction. Beginning with works published in the 1880s, when writers like H. Rider Haggard took inspiration from the First Boer War and the Zulu War, Kestner engages tales involving…

    Hardback – 2010-02-28
    Routledge

  • Consuming Agency in Fairy Tales, Childlore, and Folkliterature

    1st Edition

    By Susan Honeyman

    In this book  Honeyman looks at manifestations of youth agency (and representations of agency produced for youth) as depicted in fairy tales, childlore and folk literature, investigating the dynamic of ideological manipulation and independent resistance as it can be read or expressed in bodies…

    Hardback – 2009-11-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Folklore and Fairy Tales

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