Children's Literature Products

  • Children, Childhood and Cultural Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Darian-Smith, Carla Pascoe

    Children, Childhood and Cultural Heritage explores how the everyday experiences of children, and their imaginative and creative worlds, are collected, interpreted and displayed in museums and on monuments, and represented through objects and cultural lore. Young people constitute up to half the…

    Paperback – 2012-11-19
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Soon Come Home to This Island

    West Indians in British Children's Literature, 1st Edition

    By Karen Sands-O'Connor

    Soon Come Home to This Island traces the representation of West Indian characters in British children's literature from 1700 to today. This book challenges traditional notions of British children's literature as mono-cultural by illuminating the contributions of colonial and postcolonial-era Black…

    Paperback – 2012-10-10
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Sparing the Child

    Grief and the Unspeakable in Youth Literature about Nazism and the Holocaust, 1st Edition

    By Hamida Bosmajian

    Bosmajian explores children's texts that have either a Holocaust survivor or a former member of the Hitler Youth as a protagonist.…

    Paperback – 2012-09-25
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Brown Gold

    Milestones of African American Children's Picture Books, 1845-2002, 1st Edition

    By Michelle Martin

    Brown Gold is a compelling history and analysis of African-American children's picturebooks from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. At the turn of the nineteenth century, good children's books about black life were hard to find — if, indeed, young black readers and their parents could even…

    Paperback – 2012-09-25
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Constructing the Canon of Children's Literature

    Beyond Library Walls and Ivory Towers, 1st Edition

    By Anne Lundin

    In this pioneering historical study, Anne Lundin argues that schools, libraries, professional organizations, and the media together create and influence the constantly changing canon of children's literature. Lundin examines the circumstances out of which the canon emerges, and its effect on the…

    Paperback – 2012-09-10
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Voices of the Other

    Children's Literature and the Postcolonial Context, 1st Edition

    By Roderick McGillis

    This book offers a variety of approaches to children's literature from a postcolonial perspective that includes discussions of cultural appropriation, race theory, pedagogy as a colonialist activity, and multiculturalism.The eighteen essays divide into three sections: Theory, Colonialism,…

    Paperback – 2012-09-10
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • The Outside Child, In and Out of the Book

    1st Edition

    By Christine Wilkie-Stibbs

    The Outside Child, In and Out of the Book is situated at the intersection between children’s literature studies and childhood studies. In this provocative book, Christine Wilkie-Stibbs juxtaposes the narratives of literary and actual children/young adults to explore how Western culture has imagined…

    Paperback – 2012-09-02
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • The Making of the Modern Child

    Children's Literature in the Late Eighteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Andrew O'Malley

    This book explores how the concept of childhood in the late 18th century was constructed through the ideological work performed by children's literature, as well as pedagogical writing and medical literature of the era. Andrew O'Malley ties the evolution of the idea of "the child" to the…

    Paperback – 2012-06-21
    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…

    Paperback – 2012-05-30
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2012-05-30
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Power, Voice and Subjectivity in Literature for Young Readers

    1st Edition

    By Maria Nikolajeva

    This book considers one of the most controversial aspects of children’s and young adult literature: its use as an instrument of power. Children in contemporary Western society are oppressed and powerless, yet they are allowed, in fiction written by adults for the enlightenment and enjoyment of…

    Paperback – 2012-05-30
    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…

    Paperback – 2012-04-20
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

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