Traditional Story and Metanarratives in Children's Literature
What happens to traditional stories when they are retold in another time and cultural context and for a different audience? This first-of-its-kind study discusses Bible stories, classical myths, heroic legends, Arthurian romances, Robin Hood lore, folk tales, 'oriental' tales, and other stories...
Published April 2nd 2013 by Routledge
Global Theories and Implications
This volume establishes a dialogue between East and West in children’s literature scholarship. In all cultures, children’s literature shows a concern to depict identity and individual development, so that character and theme pivot on questions of agency and the circumstances that frame an...
Published September 16th 2012 by Routledge
From Margins to Mainstream
Series: Environmental Politics
This new collection from the leading journal, Environmental Politics, presents an excellent overview of the key themes found in contemporary green political thought since the early 1990s. Bringing together the journal's major work, this new book charts a fascinating period in which...
Published February 26th 2009 by Routledge
Representing Masculinities in Children's Literature
Given the substantial impact of feminism on children’s literature and culture during the last quarter century, it comes as no surprise that gender studies have focused predominantly on issues of female representation. The question of how the same patriarchal ideology structured representations of...
Published October 16th 2008 by Routledge
The Origins of Intellectual and Artistic Change Before the Reformation
In this fascinating study, John Stephens inteprets the significance of the immense cultural change which took place in Italy from the time of Petrarch to the Reformation, and considers its wider contribution to Europe beyond the Alps. His important analysis (which is designed for students and...
Published October 14th 1990 by Routledge