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Wild things : children's culture and ecocriticism / edited by Sidney I. Dobrin and Kenneth B. Kidd
Alternate Title Children's culture and ecocriticism
Detroit : Wayne State University Press, c2004
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  PR143 .W55 2004    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Children's literature, English -- History and criticism
Nature in literature
Children -- Books and reading -- English-speaking countries
Children's literature, American -- History and criticism
Conservation of natural resources in literature
Environmental protection in literature
Wilderness areas in literature
Landscapes in literature
Ecology in literature
Physical Description ix, 308 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents 'He made us very much like the flowers': human/nature in nineteenth-century Anglo-American children's literature / Maude Hines -- 'Foundation stones': natural history for children in St. Nicholas magazine / Kaye Adkins -- Somewhere outside the forest: ecological ambivalence in Neverland from The little white bird to Hook / M. Lynn Byrd -- The wild and wild animal characters in the ecofeminist novels of Beatrix Potter and Gene Stratton-Potter / Marion W. Copeland -- Arthur Ransome and the conservation of the English lakes / Karen Welberry -- E.B. White's paean to life: the environmental imagination of Charlotte's web / Lynn Overholt Wake -- EcoLewis: conservation and anticolonialism in The chronicles of Narnia / Nicole M. DuPluss -- Playing seriously with Dr. Seuss: a pedagogical response to The Lorax / Bob Henderson, Merle Kennedy, and Chuck Chamberlin -- 'The world around them': the changing depiction of nature in Owl magazine / Tara L. Holton and Tim B. Rogers -- Still putting out 'fires': Ranger Rick and animal/human stewardship / Arlene Plevin -- Environmental justice children's literature: depicting, defending, and celebrating trees and birds, colors and people / Kamala Platt -- (Em)bracing icy mothers: ideology, identity, and environment in children's fantasy / Naomi Wood -- Eco-edu-tainment: the construction of the child in contemporary environmental children's music / Michelle H. Martin -- 'It's not easy being green': Jim Henson, the Muppets, and ecological literacy / Sidney I. Dobrinn -- Cartoons and contamination: how the multinational kids help Captain Planet save Gaia / Susan Jaye Dauer -- Disney of Orlando's animal kingdom / Kenneth B. Kidd
Series Landscapes of childhood
Alternate Author Dobrin, Sidney I., 1967-
Kidd, Kenneth B

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