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  • 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 – 2019-07-17 
    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 – 2019-07-17 
    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

  • Testing New Opinions and Courting New Impressions

    New Perspectives on Walter Pater, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anne-Florence Gillard-Estrada, Martine Lambert-Charbonnier, Charlotte Ribeyrol

    Reflecting Walter Pater’s diverse engagements with literature, the visual arts, history, and philosophy, this collection of essays explores new interdisciplinary perspectives engaging readers and scholars alike to revisit methodologies, intertextualities, metaphysical positions, and stylistic…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    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 – 2019-07-17 
    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 – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Tolerance Discourse and Young Adult Holocaust Literature

    Engaging Difference and Identity, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Dean-Ruzicka

    What, exactly, does one mean when idealizing tolerance as a solution to cultural conflict? This book examines a wide range of young adult texts, both fiction and memoir, representing the experiences of young adults during WWII and the Holocaust. Author Rachel Dean-Ruzicka argues for a progressive…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Fictions of Integration

    American Children's Literature and the Legacies of Brown v. Board of Education, 1st Edition

    By Naomi Lesley

    This book examines how children’s and young adult literature addresses and interrogates the legacies of American school desegregation. Such literature narrates not only the famous battles to implement desegregation in the South, in places like Little Rock, Arkansas, but also more insidious and less…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • More Words about Pictures

    Current Research on Picturebooks and Visual/Verbal Texts for Young People, 1st Edition

    Edited by Perry Nodelman, Naomi Hamer, Mavis Reimer

    This volume represents the current state of research on picture books and other adjacent hybrid forms of visual/verbal texts such as comics, graphic novels, and book apps, with a particular focus on texts produced for and about young people. When Perry Nodelman’s Words about Pictures: the Narrative…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Affect, Emotion, and Children’s Literature

    Representation and Socialisation in Texts for Children and Young Adults, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristine Moruzi, Michelle J. Smith, Elizabeth Bullen

    This volume explores the relationship between representation, affect, and emotion in texts for children and young adults. It demonstrates how texts for young people function as tools for emotional socialisation, enculturation, and political persuasion. The collection provides an introduction to…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Gender and the Intersubjective Sublime in Faulkner, Forster, Lawrence, and Woolf

    1st Edition

    By Erin Speese

    Exploring how the modern novel's complex depictions of parenthood restructure traditional conceptions of the Romantic sublime, Erin K. Johns Speese shows how William Faulkner, E.M. Forster, D.H. Lawrence, and Virginia Woolf use related strategies to rewrite the traditional sublime as an…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Home in British Working-Class Fiction

    1st Edition

    By Nicola Wilson

    Home in British Working-Class Fiction offers a fresh take on British working-class writing that turns away from a masculinist, work-based understanding of class in favour of home, gender, domestic labour and the family kitchen. As Nicola Wilson shows, the history of the British working classes has…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

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