Children's Literature Products

  • Translation Under State Control

    Books for Young People in the German Democratic Republic, 1st Edition

    By Gaby Thomson-Wohlgemuth

    In this book, Gaby Thomson-Wohlgemuth explores the effects of ideology on the English-to-German translation of children’s literature under the socialist regime of the former German Democratic Republic. Giving prominence to extra-textual factors, the study undertakes a close investigation of the…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Peter Pan's Shadows in the Literary Imagination

    1st Edition

    By Kirsten Stirling

    This book is a literary analysis of J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan in all its different versions -- key rewritings, dramatisations, prequels, and sequels -- and includes a synthesis of the main critical interpretations of the text over its history. A comprehensive and intelligent study of the Peter Pan…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Contemporary English-Language Indian Children’s Literature

    Representations of Nation, Culture, and the New Indian Girl, 1st Edition

    By Michelle Superle

    Concurrent with increasing scholarly attention toward national children’s literatures, Contemporary English-language Indian Children’s Literature explores an emerging body of work that has thus far garnered little serious critical attention. Superle critically examines the ways Indian children’s…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Textual Transformations in Children's Literature

    Adaptations, Translations, Reconsiderations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin Lefebvre

    This book offers new critical approaches for the study of adaptations, abridgments, translations, parodies, and mash-ups that occur internationally in contemporary children’s culture. It follows recent shifts in adaptation studies that call for a move beyond fidelity criticism, a paradigm that…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    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…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Laura Ingalls Wilder

    American Writer on the Prairie, 1st Edition

    By Sallie Ketcham

    Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote stories that have defined the American frontier for generations of readers. As both author and character in her own books, she became one of the most famous figures in American children’s literature. Her famous Little House on the Prairie series, based on her childhood in…

    Paperback – 2014-09-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Beyond Pippi Longstocking

    Intermedial and International Approaches to Astrid Lindgren's Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer, Astrid Surmatz

    Astrid Lindgren, author of the famed Pippi Longstocking novels, is perhaps one of the most significant children's authors of the last half of the twentieth century. In this collection contributors consider films, music, and picturebooks relating to Lindgren, in addition to…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Experiencing Environment and Place through Children's Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amy Cutter-Mackenzie, Phillip Payne, Alan Reid

    Recent scholarship on children’s literature displays a wide variety of interests in classic and contemporary children’s books. While environmental and ecological concerns have led to an interest in ‘ecocriticism’, as yet there is little on the significance of the ecological imagination and…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • Humor in Contemporary Junior Literature

    1st Edition

    By Julie Cross

    In this new book, Julie Cross examines the intricacies of textual humor in contemporary junior literature, using the tools of literary criticism and humor theory. Cross investigates the dialectical paradoxes of humor and debunks the common belief in oppositional binaries of ‘simple’ versus ‘complex…

    Paperback – 2014-08-12
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • The Myth of Persephone in Girls' Fantasy Literature

    1st Edition

    By Holly Blackford

    In this book, Blackford historicizes the appeal of the Persephone myth in the nineteenth century and traces figurations of Persephone, Demeter, and Hades throughout girls’ literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. She illuminates developmental patterns and anxieties in E. T. A. Hoffmann…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

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