Children's Literature Products

  • Juvenile Literature and British Society, 1850-1950

    The Age of Adolescence, 1st Edition

    By Charles Ferrall, Anna Jackson

    In this study, Charles Ferrall and Anna Jackson argue that the Victorians created a concept of adolescence that lasted into the twentieth century and yet is strikingly at odds with post-Second World War notions of adolescence as a period of "storm and stress." In the enormously popular "juvenile"…

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

  • Reading Victorian Schoolrooms

    Childhood and Education in Nineteenth-Century Fiction, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Gargano

    Reading Victorian Schoolrooms examines the numerous schoolroom scenes in nineteenth-century novels during the fraught era of the Victorian education debates. As Gargano argues, the fiction of mainstream and children’s writers such as Dickens, Brontë, and Carroll reflected widespread Victorian…

    Paperback – 2012-04-10
    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…

    Paperback – 2012-03-29
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2012-03-29
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Fundamental Concepts of Children’s Literature Research

    Literary and Sociological Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Hans-Heino Ewers

    In this book, Ewers provides students and professors with a new system of categorization for a differentiated description of children’s literature. In the early 1970s, Swedish children’s literature scholar Göte Kingberg worked to establish a system of scientific terminology for international use,…

    Paperback – 2012-03-02
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • The Family in English Children’s Literature

    1st Edition

    By Ann Alston

    From the trials of families experiencing divorce, as in Anne Fine’s Madame Doubtfire, to the childcare problems highlighted in Jacqueline Wilson’s Tracy Beaker, it might seem that the traditional family and the ideals that accompany it have long vanished. However, in The Family in English Children’…

    Paperback – 2011-10-05
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Representing Africa in Children's Literature

    Old and New Ways of Seeing, 1st Edition

    By Vivian Yenika-Agbaw

    Representing Africa in Children’s Literature explores how African and Western authors portray youth in contemporary African societies, critically examining the dominant images of Africa and Africans in books published between 1960 and 2005. The book focuses on contemporary children’s and young…

    Paperback – 2011-09-19
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • From Nursery Rhymes to Nationhood

    Children's Literature and the Construction of Canadian Identity, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Galway

    As Canada came to terms with its role as an independent nation following Confederation in 1867, there was a call for a literary voice to express the needs and desires of a new country. Children’s literature was one of the means through which this new voice found expression. Seen as a tool for both…

    Paperback – 2011-09-14
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Children's Fiction about 9/11

    Ethnic, National and Heroic Identities, 1st Edition

    By Jo Lampert

    In this pioneering and timely book, Lampert examines the ways in which cultural identities are constructed within young adult and children’s literature about the attacks of September 11, 2001. Looking at examples including picture books, young adult novels, and a selection of DC Comics, Lampert…

    Paperback – 2011-08-25
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Once Upon a Time in a Different World

    Issues and Ideas in African American Children’s Literature, 1st Edition

    By Neal A. Lester

    Once Upon a Time in a Different World, a unique addition to the celebrated Children’s Literature and Culture series, seeks to move discussions and treatments of ideas in African America Children’s literature from the margins to the forefront of literary discourse. Looking at a variety of topics,…

    Paperback – 2011-08-16
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • The Place of Lewis Carroll in Children's Literature

    1st Edition

    By Jan Susina

    In this volume, Jan Susina examines the importance of Lewis Carroll and his popular Alice books to the field of children’s literature. From a study of Carroll’s juvenilia to contemporary multimedia adaptations of Wonderland, Susina shows how the Alice books fit into the tradition of literary fairy…

    Paperback – 2011-08-15
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Critical Approaches to Food in Children’s Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kara K. Keeling, Scott T. Pollard

    Critical Approaches to Food in Children’s Literature is the first scholarly volume on the topic, connecting children's literature to the burgeoning discipline of food studies. Following the lead of historians like Mark Kurlansky, Jeffrey Pilcher and Massimo Montanari, who use food as a fundamental…

    Paperback – 2011-08-15
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

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