Fascination with the dark and death threats are now accepted features of contemporary fantasy and fantastic fictions for young readers. These go back to the early gothic genre in which child characters were extensively used by authors. The aim of this book is to rediscover the children in their work.
About the Author
Margarita Georgieva is a lecturer at the Université de Nice in France. She teaches professional translation and English courses. Her most recent translation is Dr Vanessa Marcié's Culture and Politics in France (2012). Georgieva's research interests range from 18th and 19th-century gothic to science fiction, fantasy literature and the child.
Table of ContentsTable of Figures Introduction 1. First Steps 2. 'Becoming as Little Children' 3. Experimenting with Children 4. Child Sublimation 5. The Political Child 6. The Gothic Child on Film Conclusions Bibliography