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Children's literature : approaches and territories / edited by Janet Maybin and Nicola J. Watson
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan ; Milton Keynes : Open University, c2009
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 4th Floor  PN1009.A1 C513826 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Children's literature -- History and criticism
Young adult literature -- History and criticism
Children -- Books and reading
Physical Description xvi, 395 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Note This reader, along with the companion volume Children's Literature: Classic Texts and Contemporary Trends, form part of the Open University course Children's Literature (EA300). This is a level 3 undergraduate course and forms part of the Open University BA Humanities, the BA Literature (and BA Humanities with Literature), BA English Language and Literature, and the BA Childhood and Youth Studies
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Instruction and delight / Peter Hunt -- Origins : fairy tales and folk tales / Jack Zipes -- Children's literature : birth, infancy, maturity / Matthew Grenby -- The first golden age / Humphrey Carpenter -- The same but different : conservatism and revolution in children's fiction / Peter Hunt -- Multicultural agendas / Lissa Paul -- Transformative energies / Kimberley Reynolds -- Boys and girls reading, 1884 / Edward Salmon -- Empire boys / Joseph Bristow -- Twentieth-century British publishing / Nicholas Tucker -- Prizes! Prizes! Newbery gold / Kenneth Kidd -- In defence of the indefensible? Some grounds for Enid Blytons appeal / David Rudd -- Marketing at the millennium / Claire Squires -- From the garden to the street : the history of poetry for children / Morag Styles -- The language of poems for children : a stylistic case study / Lesley Jeffries -- From the best poets? : anthologies for children / Morag Styles -- Stories in performance / Joan Swann -- Drama / Susanne Greenhalgh -- Screen classics / Deborah Cartmell -- Texts and pictures : a history / Joyce Irene Whalley -- Picturebook codes / William Moebius -- Postmodern experiments / Bette Goldstone -- In praise of adaptation / Linda Hutcheon -- Harry Potter goes to China / Suman Gupta (with assistance from Cheng Xiao) -- Reading transformations / Rosie Flewitt -- Cross-reading and crossover books / Rachel Falconer
Alternate Author Maybin, Janet, 1950-
Watson, Nicola J., 1958-

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