Children S Literature Association Quarterly
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✏Children s Literature Association Quarterly Book Summary :
📒Table Lands ✍ Kara K. Keeling
✏Table Lands Book Summary : Food is a signifier of power for both adults and children, a sign of both inclusion and exclusion and of conformity and resistance. Many academic disciplines—from sociology to literary studies—have studied food and its function as a complex social discourse, and the wide variety of approaches to the topic provides multidisciplinary frames for understanding the construction and uses of food in all types of media, including children’s literature. Table Lands: Food in Children’s Literature is a survey of food’s function in children’s texts, showing how the sociocultural contexts of food reveal children’s agency. Authors Kara K. Keeling and Scott T. Pollard examine texts that vary from historical to contemporary, noncanonical to classics, and Anglo-American to multicultural traditions, including a variety of genres, formats, and audiences: realism, fantasy, cookbooks, picture books, chapter books, YA novels, and film. Table Lands offers a unified approach to studying food in a wide variety of texts for children. Spanning nearly 150 years of children’s literature, Keeling and Pollard’s analysis covers a selection of texts that show the omnipresence of food in children’s literature and culture and how they vary in representations of race, region, and class, due to the impact of these issues on food. Furthermore, they include not only classic children’s books, such as Winnie-the-Pooh, but recent award-winning multicultural novels as well as cookbooks and even one film, Pixar’s Ratatouille.
📒Aesthetic Approaches To Children S Literature ✍ Maria Nikolajeva
✏Aesthetic Approaches to Children s Literature Book Summary : This work fills the void by providing students of childrens literature with a comprehensible and easy-to-use analytical tool kit, showing through concrete demonstration how each tool might best be used. Contemporary literary theories discussed include semiotics and hermeneutics, structuralism and narratology, feminist and postcolonial theory, psychoanalysis, and reader-response, each adjusted to suit the specifics of childrens literature.
📒Unsettling Narratives ✍ Clare Bradford
✏Unsettling Narratives Book Summary : Children’s books seek to assist children to understand themselves and their world. Unsettling Narratives: Postcolonial Readings of Children’s Literature demonstrates how settler-society texts position child readers as citizens of postcolonial nations, how they represent the colonial past to modern readers, what they propose about race relations, and how they conceptualize systems of power and government. Clare Bradford focuses on texts produced since 1980 in Canada, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand and includes picture books, novels, and films by Indigenous and non-Indigenous publishers and producers. From extensive readings, the author focuses on key works to produce a thorough analysis rather than a survey. Unsettling Narratives opens up an area of scholarship and discussion—the use of postcolonial theories—relatively new to the field of children’s literature and demonstrates that many texts recycle the colonial discourses naturalized within mainstream cultures.
📒Children S Literature ✍ Margaret W. Denman-West
✏Children s Literature Book Summary : Lists works of fiction, juvenile series, poetry, and drama suitable for children's libraries
📒A Reference Guide For English Studies ✍ Michael J. Marcuse
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📒Introducing Children S Literature ✍ Deborah Cogan Thacker
✏Introducing Children s Literature Book Summary : Focusing on the major literary movements from Romanticism to postmodernism, Thacker and Webb examine the concerns of each period and the ways in which these concerns influence and are influenced by children's literature.
📒Reading Children S Literature ✍ Carrie Hintz
✏Reading Children s Literature Book Summary : Informed by recent scholarship and interest in cultural studies and critical theory, Reading Children's Literature: A Critical Introduction is a compact core text that introduces students to the historical contexts, genres, and issues of children's literature. A beautifully designed and illustrated supplement to the individual literary works assigned, it provides helpful apparatus that makes it a complete resource for working with children's literature both during and after the course. View the flyer.
📒Kipling S Children S Literature ✍ Dr Sue Walsh
✏Kipling s Children s Literature Book Summary : Despite Kipling's popularity as an author and his standing as a politically controversial figure, much of his work has remained relatively unexamined due to its characterization as 'children's literature'. Sue Walsh challenges the apparently clear division between 'children's' and 'adult' literature, and poses important questions about how these strict categories have influenced critical work on Kipling and on literature in general. For example, why are some of Kipling's books viewed as children's literature, and what critical assumptions does this label produce? Why is it that Kim is viewed by critics as transcending attempts at categorization? Using Kipling as a case study, Walsh discusses texts such as Kim, The Jungle Books, the Just-So Stories, Puck of Pook's Hill, and Rewards and Fairies, re-evaluating earlier critical approaches and offering fresh readings of these relatively neglected works. In the process, she suggests new directions for postcolonial and childhood studies and interrogates the way biographical criticism on children's literature in particular has tended to supersede and obstruct other kinds of readings.
📒Children S Literature In Second Language Education ✍ Janice Bland
✏Children s Literature in Second Language Education Book Summary : Bringing together leading scholars and teacher educators from across the world, from Europe and the USA to Asia, this book presents the latest research and new perspectives into the uses of children's literature in second language teaching for children and young adults. Children's Literature in Second Language Education covers such topics as extensive reading, creative writing in the language classroom, the use of picturebooks and graphic novels in second language teaching and the potential of children's literature in promoting intercultural education. The focus throughout the book is on creative approaches to language teaching, from early years through to young adult learners, making this book an essential read for those studying or embarking on second language teaching at all levels.