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Telling children's stories : narrative theory and children's literature / edited by Mike Cadden
Alternate Title Narrative theory and children's literature
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PN1009.A1 T445 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Children's literature -- History and criticism
Narration (Rhetoric)
Children's literature -- Authorship
Physical Description xxv, 317 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Pt. 1. Genre templates and transformations. Telling old tales newly: intertextuality in young adult fiction for girls / Elisabeth Rose Gruner ; Familiarity breeds a following: transcending the formulaic in the Snicket series / Danielle Russell ; The power of secrets: backwards construction and the children's detective story / Chris McGee -- Pt. 2. Approaches to the picture book. Focalization in children's picture books: who sees in words and pictures? / Angela Yannicopoulou ; No consonance, no consolation: John Burningham's Time to get out of the bath, Shirley / Magdalena Sikorska ; Telling the story, breaking the boundaries: metafiction and the enhancement of children's literary development in The bravest ever bear and The story of the falling star / Alexandra Lewis ; Perceiving The red tree: narrative repair, writerly metaphor, and sensible anarchy / Andrea Schwenke Wyile ; Now playing: silent cinema and picture-book montage / Nathalie op de Beeck --
Pt. 3. Narrators and implied readers. Uncle Tom melodrama with a modern point of view: Harper Lee's To kill a mockingbird / Holly Blackford ; The identification fallacy: perspective and subjectivity in children's literature / Maria Nikolajeva ; The development of Hebrew children's literature: from men pulling children along to women meeting them where they are / Dana Keren-Yaar -- Pt. 4. Narrative time. Shifting worlds: constructing the subject, narrative, and history in historical time shifts / Susan Stewart ; "Whose woods these are I think I know": narrative theory and Diana Wynne Jones's Hexwood / Martha Hixon ; "Time no longer": the context(s) of time in Tom's midnight garden / Angelika Zirker
Series Frontiers of narrative
Alternate Author Cadden, Michael

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