Children's Literature Products

  • Introducing Children's Literature

    From Romanticism to Postmodernism, 1st Edition

    By Deborah Cogan Thacker, Jean Webb

    Introducing Children's Literature is an ideal guide to reading children's literature through the perspective of literary history. Focusing on the major literary movements from Romanticism to Postmodernism, Thacker and Webb examine the concerns of each period and the ways in which these concerns…

    Paperback – 2002-07-18
    Routledge

  • Sticks and Stones

    The Troublesome Success of Children's Literature from Slovenly Peter to Harry Potter, 1st Edition

    By Jack Zipes

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2002-01-25
    Routledge

  • Take Up Thy Bed and Walk

    Death, Disability, and Cure in Classic Fiction for Girls, 1st Edition

    By Lois Keith

    Take Up Thy Bed and Walk provides an in-depth critical analysis of a number of nineteenth and early twentieth-century works for girls that reflect widespread beliefs that a disabled life isn't a full life and that patients can cure themselves through force of will.…

    Paperback – 2001-07-26
    Routledge

  • Regendering the School Story

    Sassy Sissies and Tattling Tomboys, 1st Edition

    By Beverly Lyon Clark

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2000-12-07
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • White Supremacy in Children's Literature

    Characterizations of African Americans, 1830-1900, 1st Edition

    By Donnarae MacCann

    This penetrating study of the white supremacy myth in books for the young adds an important dimension to American intellectual history. The study pinpoints an intersecting adult and child culture:  it demonstrates that many children's stories had political, literary, and social contexts that…

    Paperback – 2000-11-17
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Reading Series Fiction

    From Arthur Ransome to Gene Kemp, 1st Edition

    By Victor Watson

    This book investigates the 'series' in children's literature. The works of several well-known children's authors - UK and the US, traditional and contemporary - are analyzed, and using these examples, the book explores the special nature and appeal of series writing for children. As well as…

    Paperback – 2000-08-17
    Routledge

  • Children's Films

    History, Ideology, Pedagogy, Theory, 1st Edition

    By Ian Wojik-Andrews

    This study examines children's films from various critical perspectives, including those provided by classical and current film theory.…

    Paperback – 2000-07-11
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Children's Literature in China: From Lu Xun to Mao Zedong

    From Lu Xun to Mao Zedong, 1st Edition

    By Mary Ann Farquhar

    This book introduces the major works and debates in Chinese children's literature within the framework of China's revolution and modernization. It demonstrates that the guiding rationale in children's literature was the political importance of children as the nation's future.…

    Paperback – 1999-12-31
    Routledge

  • Flash and Crash Days

    Brazilian Theater in the Post-Dictatorship Period, 1st Edition

    By David George

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1999-12-01
    Routledge
    Latin American Studies

  • The Case of Peter Rabbit

    Changing Conditions of Literature for Children, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Mackey

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1999-04-01
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Children's Reading Choices

    1st Edition

    By Martin Coles, Christine Hall

    Children's Reading Choices discusses the reading habits of children aged between 10 and 14. The book reports the findings of the Children's Reading Choices project - conducted by the authors from the University of Nottingham and the largest national survey of children's reading choices since the…

    Paperback – 1999-03-04
    Routledge

  • When Dreams Came True

    Classical Fairy Tales and Their Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Jack Zipes

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

    Paperback – 1998-10-19
    Routledge

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