Children's Literature Products

  • Cultural Politics in Harry Potter

    Life, Death and the Politics of Fear, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rubén Jarazo-Álvarez, Pilar Alderete-Diez

    Cultural Politics in Harry Potter: Life, Death and the Politics of Fear is the first book-length analysis of topics, such as death, fear and biopolitics in J.K. Rowling’s work from controversial and interdisciplinary perspectives. This collection brings together recent theoretical and applied…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    Routledge

  • Teaching Comics Through Multiple Lenses

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Crag Hill

    Building off the argument that comics succeed as literature—rich, complex narratives filled with compelling characters interrogating the thought-provoking issues of our time—this book argues that comics are an expressive medium whose moves (structural and aesthetic) may be shared by literature, the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Italian Children’s Literature and National Identity

    Childhood, Melancholy, Modernity, 1st Edition

    By Maria Truglio

    This book bridges the fields of Children’s Literature and Italian Studies by examining how turn-of-the-century children’s books forged a unified national identity for the new Italian State. Through contextualized close readings of a wide range of texts, Truglio shows how the 19th-century concept of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • Translating Picturebooks

    Revoicing the Verbal, the Visual and the Aural for a Child Audience, 1st Edition

    By Riitta Oittinen, Anne Ketola, Melissa Garavini

    Translating Picturebooks examines the role of illustration in the translation process of picturebooks and how the word-image interplay inherent in the medium can have an impact both on translation practice and the reading process itself. The book draws on a wide range of picturebooks published and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • Critical Content Analysis of Visual Images in Books for Young People

    Reading Images, 1st Edition

    Edited by Holly Johnson, Janelle Mathis, Kathy G. Short

    Extending the discussion of critical content analysis to the visual realm of picturebooks and graphic novels, this book provides a clear research methodology for understanding and analyzing visual imagery. Offering strategies for "reading" illustrations in global and multicultural literature,…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge

  • The Development of School-based Literacy

    A Social Ecological Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Pellegrini, Lee Galda

    Originally published in 1998. This book presents a model of social-contextual influences on children’s literacy and literate language. Literate language is similar to the language teachers use and to the language used in reading books for young children. Based on a longitudinal study in homes and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Children's Literature and Culture of the First World War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lissa Paul, Rosemary R. Johnston, Emma Short

    Because all wars in the twenty-first century are potentially global wars, the centenary of the first global war is the occasion for reflection. This volume offers an unprecedented account of the lives, stories, letters, games, schools, institutions (such as the Boy Scouts and YMCA), and toys of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Child Autonomy and Child Governance in Children's Literature

    Where Children Rule, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Kelen, Bjorn Sundmark

    This book explores representations of child autonomy and self-governance in children’s literature.The idea of child rule and child realms is central to children’s literature, and childhood is frequently represented as a state of being, with children seen as aliens in need of passports to Adultland…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Canon Constitution and Canon Change in Children's Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer, Anja Muller

    This volume focuses on the (de)canonization processes in children’s literature, considering the construction and cultural-historical changes of canons in different children’s literatures. Chapters by international experts in the field explore a wide range of different children’s literatures from…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Childhood and Pethood in Literature and Culture

    New Perspectives in Childhood Studies and Animal Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Feuerstein, Carmen Nolte-Odhiambo

    Bringing together new perspectives in childhood studies and animal studies, this book is the first collection to critically address the manifold alignments and frequent co-constitutions of children and pets in our families, our cultures, and our societies. The cultural politics of power shaping…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • The Embodied Child

    Readings in Children’s Literature and Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roxanne Harde, Lydia Kokkola

    The Embodied Child: Readings in Children’s Literature and Culture brings together essays that offer compelling analyses of children’s bodies as they read and are read, as they interact with literature and other cultural artifacts, and as they are constructed in literature and popular culture. The…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Gender(ed) Identities

    Critical Rereadings of Gender in Children's and Young Adult Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tricia Clasen, Holly Hassel

    This volume brings together diverse, cross-disciplinary scholarly voices to examine gender construction in children's and young adult literature. It complements and updates the scholarship in the field by creating a rich, cohesive examination of core questions around gender and sexuality in classic…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

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