Understanding Children's Literature [NOOK Book]


Edited by leading figure, Peter Hunt, this book explores the study of children's literature through examination of theoretical questions and discussion of the most relevant critical approaches to the field.
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Edited by leading figure, Peter Hunt, this book explores the study of children's literature through examination of theoretical questions and discussion of the most relevant critical approaches to the field.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203008300
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/3/1998
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 208
  • File size: 606 KB

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Expanding World of Children’s Literature Studies Peter Hunt, Cardiff University 2. Theorising and Theories: How Does Children’s Literature Exist? David Rudd, Bolton Institute 3. Critical Tradition and Ideological Positioning Charles Sarland, Liverpool John Moores University 4. The Setting of Children’s Literature: History and Culture Tony Watkins, University of Reading 5. Analysing Texts: Linguistics and Stylistics John Stephens, Macquarie University 6. Readers, Texts, Contexts: Reader-Response Criticism Michael Benton, Professor Emeritus, University of Southampton 7. Reading the Unconscious: Psychoanalytical Criticism Hamida Bosmajian, Seattle University 8. Feminism Revisited Lissa Paul, University of New Brunswick 9. Decoding the Images: how Picture Books Work Perry Nodelman, University of Winnipeg 10. Bibliography: the Resources of Children’s Literature Matthew Grenby, University of Newcastle upon Tyne 11. Understanding Reading and Literacy Sally Yates, Literacy Consultant UK 12. Intertextuality and the Child Reader Christine Wilkie-Stibbs, University of Warwick 13. Healing Texts: Bibliotherapy and Psychology Hugh Crago, Co-Editor Australia and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy 13. Theory into Practice: the Views of the Authors Peter Hunt, Cardiff University General Bibliography Glossary Index

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