Constructing the Canon of Children's Literature: Beyond Library Walls and Ivory Towers

Constructing the Canon of Children's Literature: Beyond Library Walls and Ivory Towers

by Anne Lundin
     
 

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In this pioneering historical study, Anne Lundin argues that schools, libraries, professional organizations, and the media together create and influence the constantly changing canon of children's literature. Lundin examines the circumstances out of which the canon emerges, and its effect on the production of children's literature. The volume includes a

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In this pioneering historical study, Anne Lundin argues that schools, libraries, professional organizations, and the media together create and influence the constantly changing canon of children's literature. Lundin examines the circumstances out of which the canon emerges, and its effect on the production of children's literature. The volume includes a comprehensive list of canonical titles for reference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815338413
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/02/2004
Series:
Children's Literature and Culture Series
Edition description:
ANN
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)

Meet the Author

Anne Lundin is Professor of Library and Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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