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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Reflections of change.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997
|Material Type:||Conference publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Sandra L Beckett; International Research Society for Children's Literature. Congress; International Research Society for Children's Literature.
|Notes:||Selected papers of the Twelfth Biennial Congress of the International Research Society for Children's Literature (IRSCL), held 1995 in Stockholm.
"Published under the auspices of the International Research Society for Children's Literature."
|Description:||xi, 203 p. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||I. Theory and children's literature. Fear of children's literature : what's left (or right) after theory? / Perry Nodelman --
"Is this the promised end--?" : fin de siècle mentality and children's literature / John Stephens --
Ramona the underestimated : the everyday-life story in children's literature / Deborah Stevenson. II. Shifting boundaries between children's and adult literature. The disappearance of children's literature (or children's literature as nostalgia) in the United States in the late twentieth century / Jerry Griswold --
Literature for all ages? : literary emancipation and the borders of children's literature / Anne de Vries --
The changing status of children and children's literature / Eva-Maria Metcalf. III. Experimental writing and postmodern trends. From grand narrative to small stories : new narrative structures in recent Scandinavian children's literature / Åsfrid Svensen --
The status of sequels in children's literature : The long secret and Beyond the chocolate war / Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer --
Gillian Cross's Wolf : an exploration of patterns and polarities / Susan Clancy. IV. Paradigm shifts. Reflections of change in children's book titles / Maria Nikolajeva --
High and wild magic, the moral universe, and the electronic superhighway : reflections of change in Susan Cooper's fantasy literature / Carole Scott --
"Terror is her constant companion" : the cult of fear in recent books for teenagers / Roderick McGillis --
Suburban scenarioes in Simon French's All we know : the emergence of the suburbs as the spatial framework for Australian children's fiction / Beverley Pennell --
Reading children's literature multiculturally / Daniel D. Hade. V. National literatures. The journey inward : adolescent literature in America, 1945-1995 / Anne Scott MacLeod --
The novel for adolescents in Quebec : stereotypes and new conventions / Danielle Thaler --
Realistic stories in the Federal Republic of Germany, 1970-1994 : features and tendencies / Dagmar Grenz --
Text and context : factors in the development of children's literature in Taiwan, 1945-1995, and the emergence of young adult literature / Shu-Jy Duan. VI. Reconceptualizing the past. An awfully big adventure? : representations of the Second World War in British children's books of the 1960s and 1970s / Dieter Petzold --
Topsy-turvy world : new trends in modern Russian children's literature / Olga Mäeots --
Children's literature in totalitarian and post-totalitarian society / Vincas Auryla.
|Series Title:||Contributions to the study of world literature, no. 74.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Sandra L. Beckett.|