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Depictions of children and the adult's journey in the arts

Author: Margarita Georgieva
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why do adults write about the child and why do they choose to depict children? This book looks at various examples from literature, art and film to analyze aspects of adults' outlook on the child, and what it tells us about the adult. It pays special attention to the eye motif, as well as looking, watching and representing children. It outlines what might become an interesting topic of analysis for other studies,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margarita Georgieva
ISBN: 9781527504226 1527504220
OCLC Number: 1010747157
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 94 pages)
Contents: ""Table of Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""Chapter I""; ""Introduction""; ""Clairvoyant Children""; ""The Blind Child""; ""Conclusions""; ""Chapter II""; ""Introduction""; ""From Reality to a World Beyond""; ""Children in Distress""; ""Education, Spirituality, and Children as Metaphors""; ""The Female Child""; ""Conclusions""; ""Chapter III""; ""Introduction""; ""Gardens and Growing""; ""Gardens, Children and Terror""; ""Death Dialogues""; ""Plants and Gardens in Harry Potter""; ""Conclusions""; ""Chapter IV""; ""Introduction""; ""Cities of Lost Children""; ""The Warden of the Dead"" ""The Guide""""Conclusions""; ""Chapter V""; ""The Eye and the Narrative""; ""Fear and the Eye""; ""Mirroring""; ""Conclusions""; ""Chapter VI""; ""Bibliography""
Responsibility: by Margarita Georgieva.

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