Children's Literature Products

  • Global Perspectives on Death in Children’s Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lesley D. Clement, Leyli Jamali

    This volume visits death in children’s literature from around the world, making a substantial contribution to the dialogue between the expanding fields of Childhood Studies, Children’s Literature, and Death Studies. Considering both textual and pictorial representations of death, contributors focus…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Re-visioning Historical Fiction for Young Readers

    The Past through Modern Eyes, 1st Edition

    By Kim Wilson

    This study is concerned with how readers are positioned to interpret the past in historical fiction for children and young adults. Looking at literature published within the last thirty to forty years, Wilson identifies and explores a prevalent trend for re-visioning and rewriting the past…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Children's Literature, Domestication, and Social Foundation

    Narratives of Civilization and Wilderness, 1st Edition

    By Layla AbdelRahim

    This study of children's literature as knowledge, culture, and social foundation bridges the gap between science and literature and examines the interconnectedness of fiction and reality as a two-way road. The book investigates how the civilized narrative orders experience by means of segregation,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Children’s Literature and the Posthuman

    Animal, Environment, Cyborg, 1st Edition

    By Zoe Jaques

    An investigation of identity formation in children's literature, this book brings together children’s literature and recent critical concerns with posthuman identity to argue that children’s fiction offers sophisticated interventions into debates about what it means to be human, and in particular…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Picturebooks: Representation and Narration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer

    This volume discusses the aesthetic and cognitive challenges of modern picturebooks from different countries, such as Denmark, France, Germany, Norway, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, and USA. The overarching issue concerns the mutual relationship between representation and narration by means of the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    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.…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Reading Challenging Texts

    Layering Literacies Through the Arts, 1st Edition

    By James S. Chisholm, Kathryn F. Whitmore

    CO-PUBLISHED BY ROUTLEDGE AND THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH Bringing together arts-integrated approaches, literacy learning, and classroom-based research, this book explores ways upper elementary, middle, and high school teachers can engage their students physically, cognitively, and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12
    Routledge

  • Children's Literature Comes of Age

    Toward a New Aesthetic, 1st Edition

    By Maria Nikolajeva

    Originally published in 1996. A detailed analysis of the art of children's literature covering world literature for children, children's literature as a canonical art form, the history of children's literature from a semiotic perspective, and epic, polyphony, chronotope, intertextuality, and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children's Literature

  • Empire Boys: Adventures in a Man's World

    1st Edition

    By Joseph Bristow

    Originally published in 1991. Focusing on ‘boys' own’ literature, this book examines the reasons why such a distinct type of combative masculinity developed during the heyday of the British Empire. This book reveals the motives that produced this obsessive focus on boyhood. In Victorian Britain…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children's Literature

  • The Impact of Victorian Children's Fiction

    1st Edition

    By J. S. Bratton

    Originally published in 1981. Many of the classics of children’s literature were produced in the Victorian period. But Alice in Wonderland and The King of the Golden River were not the books offered to the majority of children of the time. When writing for children began to be taken seriously, it…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children's Literature

  • From Brown to Bunter

    The Life and Death of the School Story, 1st Edition

    By P. W. Musgrave

    Originally published in 1985. This is a fascinating account of the life cycle of a minor literary genre, the boys’ school story. It discusses early nineteenth-century precursors of the school story – didactic works with such revealing titles as The Parents’ Assistant – and goes on to examine in…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Children's Literature

  • Telling Tales

    Autobiographies of Childhood and Youth, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kylie Cardell, Kate Douglas

    Young writers have historically played a pivotal role in shaping autobiographical genres and this continues into the graphic and digital texts which characterise contemporary life writing. This volume offers a selection of pertinent case studies which illuminate some of the core themes which have…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

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