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Marvellous codes : the fiction of Margaret Mahy

Author: Elizabeth Hale; Sarah Fiona Winters
Publisher: Wellington [N.Z.] : Victoria University Press, 2005.
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A collection of essays examining Margaret Mahy's young-adult novels. Considering the ways that fantasy provides both adventure and security for adolescents, this work centres on the role of witches,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Margaret Mahy; Margaret Mahy
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Hale; Sarah Fiona Winters
ISBN: 0864735162 9780864735164
OCLC Number: 62897478
Description: 264 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction: Marvellous codes / Elizabeth Hale --
'Solid all the way through': Margaret Mahy's Ordinary withches / Alison Waller --
Contagious knowledge: Margaret Mahy and the adolescent novel / Anna Smith --
Ariadne 'down under': Margaret Mahy's The tricksters / Claudia Marquis --
Pirate parenting in Margaret Mahy's middle-grade readers / Lorinda B. Cohoon --
Setting free: Margaret Mahy and disability / Kathy Saunders --
'Telling stories of desire': the power of authorship in The changeover and The amber spyglass / Lisa Scally --
'True-seeming lyes' in Margaret Mahy's fiction / Kathryn Walls --
The wobble in the symmetry: the narrator's role in The catalogue of the Universe / Sam Hester --
'A fertility and Felicity and ferocity of invention': New Zealand landscapes in Margaret Mahy's young adult novels / Diane Hebley --
Gardening in Eden: Margaret Mahy's postcolonial ghosts and the New Zealand landscape / Ruth P. Feingold --
Rewriting Mahy's The tricksters: exploring sense of place and fictional space through adaptation and imitation / Mary E. Hine (with Rob Pope and Alison Waller) --
Afterward / Sarah Fiona Winters.
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth Hale and Sarah Fiona Winters.
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