Sticks and Stones: The Troublesome Success of Children's Literature from Slovenly Peter to Harry Potter

Sticks and Stones: The Troublesome Success of Children's Literature from Slovenly Peter to Harry Potter

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by Jack Zipes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415938805

ISBN-13: 9780415938808

Pub. Date: 03/01/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415938808
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/01/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
228
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
1The Cultural Homogenization of American Children1
2Do You Know What We Are Doing to Your Books?24
3Why Children's Literature Does Not Exist39
4The Value of Evaluating the Value of Children's Literature61
5Wanda Gag's Americanization of the Grimms' Fairy Tales81
6The Contamination of the Fairy Tale99
7The Wisdom and Folly of Storytelling126
8The Perverse Delight of Shockheaded Peter147
9The Phenomenon of Harry Potter, or Why All the Talk?170
Bibliography191
Index205

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