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Change and renewal in children's literature

Author: Thomas Van der Walt; Felicité Fairer-Wessels; Judith Inggs
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2004.
Series: Contributions to the study of world literature, no. 126.
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A collection of scholarly essays on the topics of change and renewal in children's literature.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Van der Walt; Felicité Fairer-Wessels; Judith Inggs
ISBN: 0275981851 9780275981853
OCLC Number: 52948980
Description: vii, 208 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Renewing stories of childhood: children's literature as a creative art / Rosemary Johnstone --
When everything old is new again: aboriginal texts and the politics of renewal / Clare Bradford --
Space and race in contemporary South African English youth literature / Judith Inggs --
Exploring otherness: changes in the child-animal metamorphosis motif / Maria Lassén-Seger --
A happy blend of universality and novelty: Julie of the wolves and A ring of endless light as stories crossing the animal-human boundary / Darja Mazi-Leskovar --
Me, myself, and him, the changing face of female cross-dressing in contemporary children's literature / Victoria Flanagan --
Voyeurism and power: change and renewal of the eroticized figure in Australian books for teenagers / Margot Hillel --
Fostering controlled dissent: democratic values and children's literature / Eva-Maria Metcalf --
Childhood as the sign of change: Hans Christian Andersen's retellings of the concept of childhood in the light of romanticism, modernism, and children's own cultures / Helen Hyrup --
Continuity and change in the fantasy tale, with a focus on recent Danish works / Anna Karlskov Skyggebjerg --
Blytons, noddies, and denoddification centres: the changing constructions of a culture icon / David Rudd --
Changing perspectives: Tarzan recalled and retold at the turn of the millennium / Rolf Romåren --
Spell-binding Dahl: considering Roald Dahl's fantasy / Eileen Donaldson --
"Never lonely, always on the go": the merry-go-round as kinetic metonym, in text and illustration, in Tove Jansson's short story, "The hemulen who loved silence" / Sirke Happonen --
The beginning of all poetry: some observations about lullabies from oral traditions / Anne de Vries --
Change and renewal: translating the visual in picture books / Riita Oittinen --
Change and renewal of a famous German classic --
Klaus Doderer --
Too many elephants? endangered discourses in the field of children's literature / Nancy Huse.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of world literature, no. 126.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas van der Walt ; assisted by Felicité Fairer-Wessels and Judith Inggs.


In the growing field of children's literature theory in criticism, this volume presents critical international perspectives on changes and innovation in this discipline.  Read more...


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