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  1. Entranced by Story

    Brain, Tale and Teller, from Infancy to Old Age

    By Hugh Crago

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    We live in a world of stories; yet few of us pause to ask what stories actually are, why we consume them so avidly, and what they do for story makers and their audiences. This book focuses on the experiences that good stories generate: feelings of purposeful involvement, elevation, temporary loss...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Genocide in Contemporary Children’s and Young Adult Literature

    Cambodia to Darfur

    By Jane Gangi

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This book studies children’s and young adult literature of genocide since 1945, considering issues of representation and using postcolonial theory to provide both literary analysis and implications for educating the young. Many of the authors visited accurately and authentically portray the...

    Published March 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Critical Merits of Young Adult Literature

    Coming of Age

    Edited by Crag Hill

    This examination of the literary effectiveness of young adult literature from a critical, research-oriented perspective answers two key questions asked by many teachers and scholars in the field: Does young adult literature stand up on its own as literature? Is it worthy of close study? The...

    Published February 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Picturebooks: Representation and Narration

    Edited by Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This volume discusses the aesthetic and cognitive challenges of modern picturebooks from different countries, such as Denmark, France, Germany, Norway, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, and USA. The overarching issue concerns the mutual relationship between representation and narration by means of the...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Children’s Literature and New York City

    Edited by Padraic Whyte, Keith O'Sullivan

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This collection explores the significance of New York City in children’s literature, stressing literary, political, and societal influences on writing for young people from the twentieth century to the present day. Contextualized in light of contemporary critical and cultural theory, the chapters...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Children and Cultural Memory in Texts of Childhood

    Edited by Heather Snell, Lorna Hutchison

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    The essays in this collection address the relationship between children and cultural memory in texts both for and about young people. The collection overall is concerned with how cultural memory is shaped, contested, forgotten, recovered, and (re)circulated, sometimes in opposition to dominant...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Beatrix Potter

    Writing in Code

    By M. Daphne Kutzer

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Beatrix Potter was one of the inventors of the contemporary picture book, and her small novels published at the turn of the twentieth century are still available and popular today. Writing in Code is the first book-length study of Potter's work, and it covers the entire oeuvre, examining all facets...

    Published October 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Crossover Picturebooks

    A Genre for All Ages

    By Sandra Beckett

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This book situates the picturebook genre within the widespread international phenomenon of crossover literature, examining an international corpus of picturebooks — including artists’ books, wordless picturebooks, and celebrity picturebooks — that appeal to readers of all ages. Focusing on...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Apartheid and Racism in South African Children's Literature 1985-1995

    By Donnarae MacCann, Yulisa Amadu Maddy

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Consuming Agency in Fairy Tales, Childlore, and Folkliterature

    By Susan Honeyman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Folklore and Fairy Tales

    In this book Honeyman looks at manifestations of youth agency (and representations of agency produced for youth) as depicted in fairy tales, childlore and folk literature, investigating the dynamic of ideological manipulation and independent resistance as it can be read or expressed in bodies...

    Published September 2nd 2013 by Routledge