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  1. Global Perspectives on Tarzan

    From King of the Jungle to International Icon

    Edited by Annette Wannamaker, Michelle Ann Abate

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This collection seeks to understand the long-lasting and global appeal of Tarzan: Why is a story about a feral boy, who is raised by apes in the African jungle, so compelling and so adaptable to different cultural contexts and audiences? How is it that the same narrative serves as the basis for...

    Published April 17th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Reading Victorian Schoolrooms

    Childhood and Education in Nineteenth-Century Fiction

    By Elizabeth Gargano

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Reading Victorian Schoolrooms examines the numerous schoolroom scenes in nineteenth-century novels during the fraught era of the Victorian education debates. As Gargano argues, the fiction of mainstream and children’s writers such as Dickens, Brontë, and Carroll reflected widespread Victorian...

    Published April 9th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Irish Children's Literature and Culture

    New Perspectives on Contemporary Writing

    Edited by Keith O'Sullivan, Valerie Coghlan

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Irish Children’s Literature and Culture looks critically at Irish writing for children from the 1980s to the present, examining the work of many writers and illustrators and engaging with major genres, forms, and issues, including the gothic, the speculative, picturebooks, ethnicity, and...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Children's Book Business

    Lessons from the Long Eighteenth Century

    By Lissa Paul

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    In The Children’s Book Business, Lissa Paul constructs a new kind of book biography. By focusing on Eliza Fenwick’s1805 product-placement novel, Visits to the Juvenile Library, in the context of Marjorie Moon’s 1990 bibliography, Benjamin Tabart’s Juvenile Library, Paul explains how twenty-first...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Fundamental Concepts of Children’s Literature Research

    Literary and Sociological Approaches

    By Hans-Heino Ewers

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    In this book, Ewers provides students and professors with a new system of categorization for a differentiated description of children’s literature. In the early 1970s, Swedish children’s literature scholar Göte Kingberg worked to establish a system of scientific terminology for international use,...

    Published March 1st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Monsters Under the Bed

    Critically investigating early years writing

    By Andrew Melrose

    Monsters Under the Bed is an essential text focussing on critical and contemporary issues surrounding writing for ‘early years’ children. Containing a critically creative and a creatively critical investigation of the cult and culture of the child and childhood in fiction and non-fictional writing,...

    Published January 15th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Peter Pan's Shadows in the Literary Imagination

    By Kirsten Stirling

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This book is a literary analysis of J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan in all its different versions -- key rewritings, dramatisations, prequels, and sequels -- and includes a synthesis of the main critical interpretations of the text over its history. A comprehensive and intelligent study of the Peter Pan...

    Published December 20th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Here Comes the Bogeyman

    Exploring contemporary issues in writing for children

    By Andrew Melrose

    Here Comes the Bogeyman is an essential text focussing on critical and contemporary issues surrounding writing for children. Containing a critically creative and a creatively critical investigation of the cult and culture of the child and childhood in fiction and non-fictional writing, it also...

    Published November 17th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Pinocchio, Puppets, and Modernity

    The Mechanical Body

    Edited by Katia Pizzi

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This study assesses the significance of Pinocchio in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries in addition to his status as the creature of a nineteenth century traversed by a cultural enthusiasm for dummies, puppets, and marionettes. This collection identifies him as a figure characterized by a '...

    Published October 24th 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Family in English Children’s Literature

    By Ann Alston

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    From the trials of families experiencing divorce, as in Anne Fine’s Madame Doubtfire, to the childcare problems highlighted in Jacqueline Wilson’s Tracy Beaker, it might seem that the traditional family and the ideals that accompany it have long vanished. However, in The Family in English Children’...

    Published October 4th 2011 by Routledge