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You are currently browsing 41–50 of 170 new and published books in the subject of Children's Literature — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Retelling Stories, Framing Culture

    Traditional Story and Metanarratives in Children's Literature

    By John Stephens, Robyn McCallum

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    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

  2. Jews and Jewishness in British Children’s Literature

    By Madelyn Travis

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    In a period of ongoing debate about faith, identity, migration and culture, this timely study explores the often politicised nature of constructions of one of Britain’s longest standing minority communities. Representations in children’s literature influenced by the impact of the Enlightenment, the...

    Published March 19th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Second-Generation Memory and Contemporary Children’s Literature

    Ghost Images

    By Anastasia Ulanowicz

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This book visits a range of textual forms including diary, novel, and picturebook to explore the relationship between second-generation memory and contemporary children’s literature. Ulanowicz argues that second-generation memory — informed by intimate family relationships, textual mediation, and...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Rudyard Kipling

    Edited by Roger Lancelyn Green

    This set comprises 40 volumes covering 19th and 20th century European and American authors. These volumes will be available as a complete set, mini boxed sets (by theme) or as individual volumes. This second set compliments the first 68 volume set of Critical Heritage published by Routledge in...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Youth of Darkest England

    Working-Class Children at the Heart of Victorian Empire

    By Troy Boone

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This book examines the representation of English working-class children — the youthful inhabitants of the poor urban neighborhoods that a number of writers dubbed "darkest England" — in Victorian and Edwardian imperialist literature. In particular, Boone focuses on how the writings for and about...

    Published January 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Children, Childhood and Cultural Heritage

    Edited by Kate Darian-Smith, Carla Pascoe

    Series: Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

    Children, Childhood and Cultural Heritage explores how the everyday experiences of children, and their imaginative and creative worlds, are collected, interpreted and displayed in museums and on monuments, and represented through objects and cultural lore. Young people constitute up to half the...

    Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Soon Come Home to This Island

    West Indians in British Children's Literature

    By Karen Sands-O'Connor

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Soon Come Home to This Island traces the representation of West Indian characters in British children's literature from 1700 to today. This book challenges traditional notions of British children's literature as mono-cultural by illuminating the contributions of colonial and postcolonial-era Black...

    Published October 9th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Sparing the Child

    Grief and the Unspeakable in Youth Literature about Nazism and the Holocaust

    By Hamida Bosmajian

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Bosmajian explores children's texts that have either a Holocaust survivor or a former member of the Hitler Youth as a protagonist....

    Published September 24th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Brown Gold

    Milestones of African American Children's Picture Books, 1845-2002

    By Michelle Martin

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Brown Gold is a compelling history and analysis of African-American children's picturebooks from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. At the turn of the nineteenth century, good children's books about black life were hard to find — if, indeed, young black readers and their parents could even...

    Published September 24th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Subjectivity in Asian Children’s Literature and Film

    Global Theories and Implications

    Edited by John Stephens

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    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

Forthcoming Books

  1. Medieval Literature for Children
    Edited by Daniel T. Kline
    To Be Published April 14th 2015
  2. Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion
    By Jack Zipes
    To Be Published April 14th 2015
  3. Hungarian Folktales: The Art of Zsuzsanna Palk-

    To Be Published April 14th 2015
  4. Colonial India in Children’s Literature
    By Supriya Goswami
    To Be Published April 14th 2015
  5. Justice in Young Adult Speculative Fiction: A Cognitive Reading
    By Marek C. Oziewicz
    To Be Published April 23rd 2015

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