Children's Literature Products

  • Records of Girlhood

    Volume Two: An Anthology of Nineteenth-Century Women’s Childhoods, 1st Edition

    By Valerie Sanders

    In this sequel to her 2000 anthology, Valerie Sanders again brings together an influential group of women whose autobiographical accounts of their childhoods show them making sense of the children they were and the women they have become. The fourteen women included juxtapose recollections of the…

    Hardback – 2012-12-19
    The Nineteenth Century Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2012-12-18
    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…

    Hardback – 2012-11-26
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Contemporary Adolescent Literature and Culture

    The Emergent Adult, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Nikolajeva, Mary Hilton

    Offering a wide range of critical perspectives, this volume explores the moral, ideological and literary landscapes in fiction and other cultural productions aimed at young adults. Topics examined are adolescence and the natural world, nationhood and identity, the mapping of sexual awakening onto…

    Hardback – 2012-09-28
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Subjectivity in Asian Children's Literature and Film

    Global Theories and Implications, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Stephens

    Winner of the Children’s Literature Association Honor Book Award This volume establishes a dialogue between East and West in children’s literature scholarship. In all cultures, children’s literature shows a concern to depict identity and individual development, so that character and theme pivot on…

    Hardback – 2012-09-17
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Children's Culture and the Avant-Garde

    Painting in Paris, 1890-1915, 1st Edition

    By Marilynn Strasser Olson

    This volume explores the mutual influences between children’s literature and the avant-garde. Olson places particular focus on fin-de-siècle Paris, where the Avant-garde was not unified in thought and there was room for modernism to overlap with children’s literature and culture in the Golden Age.…

    Hardback – 2012-08-25
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Constructing Girlhood through the Periodical Press, 1850-1915

    1st Edition

    By Kristine Moruzi

    Focusing on six popular British girls' periodicals, Kristine Moruzi explores the debate about the shifting nature of Victorian girlhood between 1850 and 1915. During an era of significant political, social, and economic change, girls' periodicals demonstrate the difficulties of fashioning a…

    Hardback – 2012-07-28
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Dickens and Childhood

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Peters

    'No words can express the secret agony of my soul'. Dickens's tantalising hint alluding to his time at Warren's Blacking Factory remains a gnomic statement until Forster's biography after Dickens's death. Such a revelation partly explains the dominance of biography in early Dickens criticism;…

    Hardback – 2012-07-16
    A Library of Essays on Charles Dickens

  • Landscape in Children's Literature

    1st Edition

    By Jane Suzanne Carroll

    This book provides a new critical methodology for the study of landscapes in children's literature. Treating landscape as the integration of unchanging and irreducible physical elements, or topoi, Carroll identifies and analyses four kinds of space — sacred spaces, green spaces, roadways, and…

    Hardback – 2012-06-19
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Colonial India in Children's Literature

    1st Edition

    By Supriya Goswami

    Colonial India in Children’s Literature is the first book-length study to explore the intersections of children’s literature and defining historical moments in colonial India. Engaging with important theoretical and critical literature that deals with colonialism, hegemony, and marginalization in…

    Hardback – 2012-06-18
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • The Idea of Nature in Disney Animation

    From Snow White to WALL-E, 2nd Edition

    By David Whitley

    In the second edition of The Idea of Nature in Disney Animation, David Whitley updates his 2008 book to reflect recent developments in Disney and Disney-Pixar animation such as the apocalyptic tale of earth's failed ecosystem, WALL-E. As Whitley has shown, and Disney's newest films continue to…

    Paperback – 2012-05-28
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Global Perspectives on Tarzan

    From King of the Jungle to International Icon, 1st Edition

    Edited by Annette Wannamaker, Michelle Ann Abate

    This collection seeks to understand the long-lasting and global appeal of Tarzan: Why is a story about a feral boy, who is raised by apes in the African jungle, so compelling and so adaptable to different cultural contexts and audiences? How is it that the same narrative serves as the basis for…

    Hardback – 2012-04-18
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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