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Treasure islands : studies in children's literature

Author: Mary Shine Thompson; Celia Keenan
Publisher: Dublin ; Portland, OR : Four Courts Press, ©2006.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Shine Thompson; Celia Keenan
ISBN: 1851829415 9781851829415
OCLC Number: 61259637
Description: 219 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Creating wildmen in one's own image: maroons, Darwin and the question of humanity / Kate Hebblethwaite --
This treasured island: Irish nationalist propaganda aimed at children and youth, 1910-16 / Marnie Hay --
'There is an isle in the western ocean': the Christian Brothers, Our Boys and Catholic-nationalist ideology / Michael Flanagan --
'The island come true': Peter Pan, Wild Cat Island, and the lure of the real / Anna Bogen --
New kinds of treasure: changes in island adventure in Britain and the USA in the mid-twentieth century / Clive Barnes --
Islands and I-lands in Enid Blyton / David Rudd --
The contemporary relevance of Enid Blyton (1897-1968) / Jane O'Hanlon --
'This island's mine ... which thou tak'st from me': textual 'ownership' in some recent young adult fiction / Robert Dunbar --
Australia, island's edge: the sea in Gary Crew's picture books / Elizabeth Parsons --
Gods, heroes, saints and villains of the Celtic other-world in modern retellings of old Irish tales / Maire Ui Mhaicin --
Tresured islands: the literary uses of the island setting in some Scottish children's novels / Maureen A. Farrell --
Contrasting cinematic versions of the conflict between tradition and modernity in Into the West and Whale Rider / Celia Keenan --
Bridging gaps, waters abating: C.S. Lewis' The Voyage of the Dawn Treader / Maria del Carmen Perez-Diez --
(W)Rites of passage in Siobhan Parkinson's novel Four Kids, Three Cats, Two Cows and One Witch (Maybe) / Patricia Kennon --
Islands, Ireland and the changing state of writing for children / A.F. Piesse --
From Utopia to Terabithia: 'island' literature as Edenic fantasy / Siobhan Parkinson --
Traditional loyalties and liberal values in Eilis Dillon's The Island of Ghosts / Nancy Watson --
Imagining an island place: the island as setting in children's literature / Breege O'Brien --
Daddies and telephones: the wild and the tame in children's literature / Eilean Ni Chuilleanain --
Grwoing up in a writer' s head / Cormac O Cuilleanain.
Responsibility: Mary Shine Thompson & Celia Keenan, editors.
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