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Voices of the other : children's literature and the postcolonial context

Author: Roderick McGillis
Publisher: New York ; London : Garland, 1999, ©2000.
Series: Children's literature and culture, 10.; Garland reference library of the humanities, v.2126.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Voices of the Other offers a variety of approaches to children's literature that includes discussions of cultural appropriation, race theory, pedagogy as a colonialist activity, and multiculturalism.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roderick McGillis
ISBN: 081533284X 9780815332848
OCLC Number: 43720006
Description: xxxii, 280 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Rethinking the identity of cultural otherness: the discourse of difference as an unfinished project / Shaobo Xie --
"We are the world, we are the children": the semiotics of seduction in international children's relief efforts / Nancy Ellen Batty --
The view from the center: British Empire and post-Empire children's literature / Peter Hunt and Karen Sands --
Continuity, fissure, or dysfunction: from settler society to multicultural society in Australian fiction / John Stephens --
Text, culture, and postcolonial children's literature: a comparative perspective / Jean Webb --
Saved by the word: textuality and colonization in nineteenth-century Australian texts for children / Clare Bradford --
Making princesses, re-making A little princess / Mavis Reimer --
Colonial Canada's young adult short adventure fiction: the hunting tale / Jean Stringam --
Lies my children's books taught me: history meets popular culture in "The American girls" books / Daniel Hade --
Bedtime stories: Canadian multiculturalism and children's literature / Louise Saldanha --
Multiculturalism in Canadian children's books: the embarrassments of history / Dieter Petzold --
"Initiation for the nation": Ngũgĩ wa Thiongʼo's writing for children / Oliver Lovesey --
Wrestling with the past: the young adult novels of Buchi Emecheta / Alida Allison --
"And the Celt knew the Indian": knowingness, postcolonialism, children's literature / Roderick McGillis --
Reviving or revising Helen Bannerman's The story of little black Sambo: postcolonial hero or signifying monkey? / Jan Susina --
The merits and demerits of the postcolonial approach to writings in English / Victor J. Ramray.
Series Title: Children's literature and culture, 10.; Garland reference library of the humanities, v.2126.
Responsibility: [edited by] Roderick McGillis.

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