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Beyond Pippi Longstocking : intermedial and international aspects of Astrid Lindgren's works

Author: Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer; Astrid Surmatz
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2011.
Series: Children's literature and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Astrid Lindgren, author of the famed "Pippi Longstocking" novels, is perhaps one of the most significant children's authors of the last half of the twentieth century. This title consider films,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Astrid Lindgren; Astrid Lindgren; Astrid Lindgren; Astrid Lindgren
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer; Astrid Surmatz
ISBN: 9780415883535 0415883539
OCLC Number: 708243851
Description: xvi, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction Bettina Kummerling-Meibauer and Astrid Surmatz I. Different Aspects of the International Reception 1. Pippi Longstocking in the United States: Representations and Reception Eva-Maria Metcalf 2. Pippi Longstocking in South Africa: Translation and Reception Rolf Annas 3. We Love What We Know: The Canonicity of Pippi Longstocking in Different Media in Flanders Sara van den Bossche II. Intermedial Studies: Films 4. Re-making the National Past: The Uses of Nostalgia in the Astrid Lindgren Films of the 1980s and 1990s Anders Aberg 5. Intermediality in Children's Literature: Reflections of Adult Relationships in the Film "Ronia, the Robber's Daughter" Tobias Kurwinkel and Philipp Schmerheim 6. Bill Bergson, a Political Statement or a Symbol of Swedishness? A Comparison of Astrid Lindgren's Bill Bergson Texts with the 1990s Film Adaptations Corina Lowe III. Intermedial Studies: Illustrations and Picture Books 7. Visualizing People: Multimodal Character Construction in Astrid Lindgren's Work Maria Nikolajeva 8. Astrid Lindgren's Picturebooks: One Text -- Two Illustrators Agnes Bjorvand 9. Photographical Picture Books by Anna Riwkin-Brick and Astrid Lindgren Helene Ehriander 10. To Mirror the Real: Ideology and Aesthetics in Photographic Picturebooks Elina Druker IV. Intermedial Studies: Music, Sculpture, and Architecture 11. In Heaven There Is Great Joy: Folk Song Tradition in the Writings of Astrid Lindgren Magnus Gustafsson 12. The Sound and Music of Astrid Lindgren Bjorn Sundmark 13. Disbeliefs in the Sculptural Imagination: On Theatricality and Intermediality in the Astrid Lindgren Memorials Jens Arvidson 14. Astrid Lindgren's World in Vimmerby - a "Total Work of Art"? Heidrun Fuhrer
Series Title: Children's literature and culture.
Responsibility: edited by Bettina Kummerling-Meibauer and Astrid Surmatz.


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