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Poetics of children's literature

Author: Zohar Shavit
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"Since its emergence in the seventeenth century as a distinctive cultural system, children's literature has had a culturally inferior status resulting from its existence in a netherworld between the literary system and the educational system. In addition to its official readership--children--it has to be approved of by adults. Writers for children, explains Zohar Shavit, are constrained to respond to these multiple
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zohar Shavit
ISBN: 0820334812 9780820334813 0820307904 9780820307909
OCLC Number: 721825657
Description: xiii, 200 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Zohar Shavit.

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This study explores the relationship between children's literature and society. It examines not only how society has shaped children's literature, but also how society has been reflected in the  Read more...

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