David Rudd's The Routledge Companion to Children's Literature (Routledge PDF

By David Rudd

The Routledge spouse to Children’s Literature is a colourful and authoritative exploration of children’s literature in all its manifestations. It encompasses a sequence of essays written via specialist members who offer an illuminating exam of why children’s literature is how it is. subject matters lined include:

  • the historical past and improvement of kid's literature

  • various theoretical techniques used to discover the texts, together with narratological methods

  • questions of gender and sexuality besides problems with race and ethnicity

  • realism and fable as triumphing modes of story-telling

  • picture books, comics and picture novels in addition to ‘young grownup’ fiction and the ‘crossover’ novel

  • media variations and overlooked parts of children’s literature.

The Routledge significant other to Children’s Literature comprises feedback for extra analyzing all through plus a invaluable timeline and a considerable word list of keywords and names, either confirmed and extra state of the art. this can be a accomplished and up to date consultant to an more and more advanced and well known discipline.

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