The International Companion Encyclopedia answers these questions and provides comprehensive coverage of children's literature from a wide range of perspectives. Over 80 substantial essays by world experts include Iona Opie on the oral tradition, Gillian Avery on family stories and Michael Rosen on...
Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge
The study of children’s literature is currently centred on literary studies, educational studies, and a third more diverse group of many other related disciplines, including history, bibliography, sociology and psychology. All of these then overlap with cultural studies and contribute to the...
Published June 4th 2006 by Routledge
Edited by Peter Hunt, a leading figure in the field, this book introduces the study of children’s literature, addressing theoretical questions as well as the most relevant critical approaches to the discipline. The fourteen chapters draw on insights from academic disciplines ranging from cultural...
Published May 25th 2005 by Routledge
Children's literature continues to be one of the most rapidly expanding and exciting of interdisciplinary academic studies, of interest to anyone concerned with literature, education, internationalism, childhood or culture in general. The second edition of Peter Hunt's bestselling International...
Published October 27th 2004 by Routledge
This book offers a systematic introduction to some of the essential concepts necessary for the study of childrens literature. Incorporating thirteen essays from the highly-acclaimed International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature , the chapters guide the reader through the most...
Published December 2nd 1998 by Routledge
Children's literature has recently produced a body of criticism with a highly distinctive voice. The book consolidates understanding of this area by including some of the most important essays published in the field in the last five years, demonstrating the links between literary criticism,...
Published December 2nd 1992 by Routledge