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The Early Reader in Children’s Literature and Culture
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: Jennifer Miskec, Annette Wannamaker
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-22 - Publisher: Routledge

This is the first volume to consider the popular literary category of Early Readers – books written and designed for children who are just beginning to read independently. It argues that Early Readers deserve more scholarly attention and careful thought because they are, for many younger readers, their first opportunity
Children's Literature and Culture of the First World War
Language: en
Pages: 348
Authors: Lissa Paul, Rosemary R. Johnston, Emma Short
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-22 - Publisher: Routledge

Because all wars in the twenty-first century are potentially global wars, the centenary of the first global war is the occasion for reflection. This volume offers an unprecedented account of the lives, stories, letters, games, schools, institutions (such as the Boy Scouts and YMCA), and toys of children in Europe,
Boys in Children's Literature and Popular Culture
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Annette Wannamaker
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-10 - Publisher: Routledge

Boys in Children’s Literature and Popular Culture proposes new theoretical frameworks for understanding the contradictory ways masculinity is represented in popular texts consumed by boys in the United States. The popular texts boys like are often ignored by educators and scholars, or are simply dismissed as garbage that boys should
Russian Children's Literature and Culture
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Marina Balina, Larissa Rudova
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-01 - Publisher: Routledge

Soviet literature in general and Soviet children’s literature in particular have often been labeled by Western and post-Soviet Russian scholars and critics as propaganda. Below the surface, however, Soviet children’s literature and culture allowed its creators greater experimental and creative freedom than did the socialist realist culture for adults. This
Irish Children's Literature and Culture
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Keith O'Sullivan, Valerie Coghlan
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-17 - Publisher: Routledge

Irish Children’s Literature and Culture looks critically at Irish writing for children from the 1980s to the present, examining the work of many writers and illustrators and engaging with major genres, forms, and issues, including the gothic, the speculative, picturebooks, ethnicity, and globalization. It contextualizes modern Irish children’s literature in