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Crosscurrents of Children's Literature
Language: en
Pages: 1035
Authors: Tina L. Hanlon, Elizabeth Lennox Keyser
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The only anthology of classic and contemporary readings in children's literature to combine primary texts with critical selections.
Historical Dictionary of Children's Literature
Language: en
Pages: 372
Authors: Emer O'Sullivan
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-22 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

The Historical Dictionary of Children's Literature relates the history of children's literature through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, a bibliography, and over 500 cross-referenced dictionary entries on authors, books, and genres.
The Oxford Handbook of Children's Literature
Language: en
Pages: 608
Authors: Julia Mickenberg, Lynne Vallone
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-29 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Remarkably well researched, the essays consider a wide range of texts - from the U.S., Britain and Canada - and take a variety fo theoretical approaches, including formalism and Marxism and those related to psychology, postcolonialism, reception, feminism, queer studies, and performance studies ... This collection pushes boundaries of genre,
Ethics and Children's Literature
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: Claudia Mills
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-13 - Publisher: Routledge

Exploring the ethical questions posed by, in, and about children’s literature, this collection examines the way texts intended for children raise questions of value, depict the moral development of their characters, and call into attention shared moral presuppositions. The essays in Part I look at various past attempts at conveying
Children's Literature
Language: en
Pages: 396
Authors: Seth Lerer
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-04-01 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Ever since children have learned to read, there has been children’s literature. Children’s Literature charts the makings of the Western literary imagination from Aesop’s fables to Mother Goose, from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to Peter Pan, from Where the Wild Things Are to Harry Potter. The only single-volume work to