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Children's literature

Pearson, Lucy2011
Books, Manuscripts
Explores the literature & criticism of a long-established genre, from fairy tales & early didactic literature through to the classics of the nineteenth & twentieth-centuries & the modern day. Also studies key texts in the field of children's literarture.
Main title:
Children's literature / by Lucy Pearson with Peter Hunt
New York Pearson Longman 2011
338 p.
Introduction -- A cultural overview -- Texts, writers and contexts: Alternative worlds: Carroll, Lewis and Wynne Jones: Extended commentary: Wynne Jones, Howl's moving castle (1986) -- Real lives: Alcott, Ashley and Wilson: Extended commentary: Ransome, Swallows and Amazons (1930) -- Rhymes and rhythms: Stevenson, Seuss and Zephaniah: Extended commentary: Seuss, The cat in the hat (1957) -- Picture books: Sendak, Browne and Child: Extended commentary: Browne, Voices in the park (1998) -- Young adult fiction: Blume, Chambers and Larbalestier: Extended commentary: Blume, Forever (1957) -- Critical theories and debates: Criticising children's literature -- Gender and sexuality -- Children's literature and ideology -- The future of children's literature -- References and resources: Timeline -- Further reading -- Index.
9781408266625 (pbk)
Dewey class:
820.8092 CHI
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