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Deconstructing the hero : literary theory and children's literature

Author: Margery Hourihan
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book sets out to explore the structure and meaning of one of the most popular literary genres - the adventure story. It offers analytical readings of some of the most popular adventure stories and looks at their influence on children.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Hourihan, Margery, 1935-
Deconstructing the hero.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1997
(DLC) 97010958
(OCoLC)36582073
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margery Hourihan
ISBN: 0203974107 9780203974100 9780415144193 0415144191 9780415141864 0415141869
OCLC Number: 61370361
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 252 pages)
Contents: BOOK COVER; HALF-TITLE; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; DEDICATION; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; 1 THE STORY; 2 THE HERO; 3 THE WILD THINGS; 4 THE WOMEN; 5 REWRITING THE STORY; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX.
Responsibility: Margery Hourihan.

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