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Theory for beginners : children's literature as critical thought

Theory for beginners : children's literature as critical thought

Author: Kenneth B Kidd
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Since its inception in the 1970s, the Philosophy for Children movement (P4C) has affirmed children's literature as important philosophical work. Theory, meanwhile, has invested in children's classics, especially Lewis Carroll's Alice books, and has also developed a literature for beginners that resembles children's literature in significant ways. Offering a novel take on this phenomenon, Theory for Beginners  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth B Kidd
ISBN: 9780823289615 0823289613 0823289621 9780823289622
OCLC Number: 1199057143
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro --
Title Page --
Copyright --
Contents --
Introduction: Children's Literature Otherwise --
1. Philosophy for Children --
2. Theory for Beginners --
3. Literature for Minors --
Acknowledgments --
Notes --
Works Cited --
Index --
Series List
Responsibility: Kenneth B. Kidd.
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Theory for Beginners explores how philosophy and theory draw on children's literature while also coming to resemble such in their strategies for cultivating the child and/or the beginner. Topics  Read more...


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