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Picturebooks : representation and narration

In this volume, leading scholars in the field of picturebook research discusses the aesthetic and cognitive challenges of modern picturebooks. The chapters cover new topics and theoretical frameworks, such as interpictoriality, crosswriting, materiality, and cognitive narratology. Particular attention is given to wordless picturebooks, crossover picturebooks, and artists' books.
Print Book, English, 2018
Routledge, London [etc.], 2018
XVII, 239 p. : il. n. ; 24 cm
9781138547476, 1138547476
Introduction: Picturebooks between Representation and Narration Bettina Kummerling-Meibauer Part 1: Crossing Genre Boundaries: Artists' Books, Wordless Picturebooks and Picturebooks for Adults 1. Picturebooks for Adults Ase Marie Ommundsen 2. Artists' Books, Altered Books and Picturebooks Carole Scott 3. The Art of Visual Storytelling: Formal Strategies in Wordless Picturebooks Sandra L. Beckett 4. Texts and Peritexts in Wordless and Almost Wordless Picturebooks Emma Bosch 5. Wordless Picturebooks: Critical and Educational Perspectives on Meaning-making Evelyn Arizpe Part 2: Change, Emotions, and Hybridity: Characters in Picturebooks 6. 'Thought and dream are heavenly vehicles'. Character, Bildung, and Aesthetics in Stian Hole's Garmann Triology (2006-2010) Nina Christensen 7. "The Penguin Looked Sad": Picturebooks, Empathy, and Theory of Mind Maria Nikolajeva 8. Understanding the Matchstick Man. Aesthetic and Narrative Properties of a Hybrid Picturebook Character Bettina Kummerling-Meibauer and Joerg Meibauer Part 3: Interpictoriality and Visual Clues in Picturebooks 9. An Approximation to Intertextuality in Picturebooks: Anthony Browne and his Hypotexts Maria Jose Lobato and Beatriz Hoster Cabo 10. Audience, Theme, and Symbolism in Wolf Erlbruch's Picturebook "Duck, Death and th Tulip" Janet Evans 11. Learn to Read. Learn to Live. The Role of Books and Book Collections in Picturebooks Nina Goga 12. Prologue and Epilogue Pictures s in Astrid Lindgren's Picturebooks Agnes-Margrethe Bjorvand