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  1. New Directions in Gothic Children’s Literature

    Edited by Karen Coats, Anna Jackson

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This volume compliments The Gothic in Children’s Literature (2007), which addressed a gap in the critical literature between adult Gothic narrative and children’s and young adult literature in the Gothic tradition, discussing the early intersection of the genres and the contemporary manifestations...

    Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Challenging and Controversial Picturebooks

    Creative and critical responses to visual texts

    Edited by Janet Evans

    It is often assumed that picturebooks are for very young readers because of their emphasis on the illustrations and their scarcity of text; however, there are increasing numbers of picturebooks where the age of the implied reader is questionable. These are picturebooks whose controversial...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Colonial India in Children’s Literature

    By Supriya Goswami

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Colonial India in Children’s Literature is the first book-length study to explore the intersections of children’s literature and defining historical moments in colonial India. Engaging with important theoretical and critical literature that deals with colonialism, hegemony, and marginalization in...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Contemporary Dystopian Fiction for Young Adults

    Brave New Teenagers

    Edited by Carrie Hintz, Balaka Basu, Katherine R. Broad

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    From the jaded, wired teenagers of M.T. Anderson's Feed to the spirited young rebels of Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games trilogy, the protagonists of Young Adult dystopias are introducing a new generation of readers to the pleasures and challenges of dystopian imaginings. As the dark universes of...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Medieval Literature for Children

    Edited by Daniel T. Kline

    This volume will be a critical anthology of primary texts whose main audience was children and/or adolescents in the medieval period. Texts will include theoretical and interpretative introductions and commentary....

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. Justice in Young Adult Speculative Fiction

    A Cognitive Reading

    By Marek C. Oziewicz

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This book is the first to offer a justice-focused cognitive reading of modern YA speculative fiction in its narrative and filmic forms. It links the expansion of YA speculative fiction in the 20th century with the emergence of human and civil rights movements, with the communitarian revolution in...

    Published April 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. A Case for Teaching Literature in the Secondary School

    Why Reading Fiction Matters in an Age of Scientific Objectivity and Standardization

    By Janet Alsup

    Taking a close look at the forces that affect English education in schools—at the ways literature, cognitive science, the privileging of the STEM disciplines, and current educational policies are connected—this timely book counters with a strong argument for the importance of continuing to teach...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Telling Tales

    Autobiographies of Childhood and Youth

    Edited by Kylie Cardell, Kate Douglas

    Young writers have historically played a pivotal role in shaping autobiographical genres and this continues into the graphic and digital texts which characterise contemporary life writing. This volume offers a selection of pertinent case studies which illuminate some of the core themes which have...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Children's Literature, Domestication, and Social Foundation

    Narratives of Civilization and Wilderness

    By Layla AbdelRahim

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This study of children's literature as knowledge, culture, and social foundation bridges the gap between science and literature and examines the interconnectedness of fiction and reality as a two-way road. The book investigates how the civilized narrative orders experience by means of segregation,...

    Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. (Con)Fusing Signs and Postmodern Positions

    Spanish American Performance, Experimental Writing, and the Critique of Political Confusion

    By Robert Neustadt

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge