Criticism, theory, and children"s literature

by Hunt, Peter

Publisher: B. Blackwell in Oxford, UK, Cambridge, Mass., USA

Written in English
Published: Pages: 236 Downloads: 704
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  • Children"s literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
  • Children -- Books and reading

Edition Notes

Other titlesCriticism, theory & children"s literature.
StatementPeter Hunt.
LC ClassificationsPN1009.A1 H76 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 236 p. ;
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1878903M
ISBN 100631162291, 0631162313
LC Control Number90039269

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Complete with a comprehensive glossary of literary terms for new readers of criticism and an extensive bibliography for further reading, this Cited by: Contributors ix Lissa Paul is a Professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of New Brunswick where she teaches five courses on children’s literature and literary theory.

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This guide will help you find electronic and print resources on the general subject of literary criticism in relation to children's literature. To find examples of specific aspects of literary criticism of children's books such as Aboriginality, gender or postcolonial literary theory, scroll down this page to the relevant : Juliet O'Conor.

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Many self-proclaimed book-centred critics of children's fiction retain as their guiding star the ‘real child’, based on their reliance on a distinct literary discourse determined by adult readers and critics, whom they select. However, there are some critics who explore, in one way or another, the borders of the systems of knowledge of the ‘child’.

Children’s Classics Through The Lenses of Literary Theory Adam Georgandis Bellaire High School INTRODUCTION Literary theory is largely absent from high school English courses.

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1. Reading, Discussing, and Interpreting Children's Literature 2. Literary Criticism and Children's Literature 3. Looking at the Basic Elements of Literature 4.

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A review of a non-fiction book analyzes the book, pointing out the primary topics and/or arguments of the book and how well, or poorly, the author supports those 's good if the author has some authority for writing the book.

Thus we expect a book review to cover an author's credentials for writing on the : Christine Moeller. The Second Kind of Criticism (froma review of Peter Hunt’s Criticism, Theory, & Childrens Literature () as a productively infuriating book) A Second Look: Scott O’Dell’s Sing Down the Moon (When I wrote this inI thought of myself as a humane and tolerant person expressing humane, tolerant views.

I’m uploading it three. Explore our list of Children's literature->History and criticism->Theory, etc. Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. A currently accepted method of thought for children's literature criticism in the academic world came to life during the s, the same time that the second wave of feminist theory became popular.

Early in the decade, feminist critics like Kate Millett explained how good writing was based on a belief that being a white male was normal and. Criticism for children's literature encompasses many theories, topics and approaches. Below is a partial listing of critical resources available through the King Library.

They are a good place to start defining and narrowing your research : DeeAnn Herrera Tran. Children's literature and contemporary theory. [Michael Stone;] "This book is a selection of papers given at a children's literature conference, held at the University of Wollongong, on Saturday, 13th April, "--Preface.

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Use a simple keyword search to locate information on a particular topic. You can also look for specific books by title or for books by an individual author or browse the stacks by call : Stacy Collins. This book offers a systematic introduction to some of the essential concepts necessary for the study of children's literature.

Incorporating thirteen essays from the highly-acclaimed International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature, the chapters guide the reader through the most relevant areas of criticism and theory and summarize their contexts and application.

Next of kin: ‘The child’ and ‘the adult’ in children’s literature theory today and tomorrow, Clémentine Beauvais Critical plant studies and children’s literature, Lydia Kokkola Health, sickness and literature for children, Jean Webb Evolutionary criticism and children’s literature, Maria Nikolajeva Gale Literature Criticism takes literature, history and culture to the next level with the largest, most extensive compilation of literary commentary 10 award-winning series that comprise Gale Literature Criticism represent a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres.

Imagine centuries of analysis—the scholarly and popular. Ever since children have learned to read, there has been children’s literature. Children’s Literature charts the makings of the Western literary imagination from Aesop’s fables to Mother Goose, from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland to Peter Pan, from Where the Wild Things Are to Harry only single-volume work to capture the rich and diverse history of children’s literature.

Peter Hunt is Professor of English at Cardiff University. He has written eleven books and over articles on children's literature. Among his most recent books are the "International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature" (), "Children's Literature: An Illustrated History" () and "Children's Literature: An Anthology " (Blackwell Publishers, ).

Theresa Rogers is associate professor of education at The Ohio State University. They found that student response preferences ranged from more personal to more descriptive, interpretive, and evaluative (Purves & Rippere, ) and. How Picture Books Work: A Semiotically Framed Theory of Text-Picture Relationships Lawrence R.

Sipe 1 Children's Literature in Education vol Cited by:   MLA Bibliography includes two parts: MLA Bibliography and MLA Directory of Periodicals, which are both produced by the Modern Language Association. These sources are particularly strong in the areas of literature, language and linguistics, folklore, literary theory & criticism and dramatic arts, but also include other : Stacy Collins.

An original and lucid study of the figure of the child as it is presented in the rapidly expanding field of criticism of children's literature, this book argues that this body of criticism reveals the realm of childhood as constructed by the adult reader.

This chapter illustrates how reading has been made to play various roles in theories of interpretative activity: children's literature criticism derives its overall authority in making claims about children's understanding and emotional life from the use of unquestioned assumptions about similarities and differences between the interpretative strategies claimed to be used in reading and those.

Children’s Literature at the University of Cambridge: A Postgraduate Perspective. “Touching Art: The Art Museum as a Picture Book, and the Picture Book as Art.” Journal of Literary Education 1 ().

“The Young Know Everything: Oscar Wilde’s Fairy Tales as Children’s Literature.” Oscar Wilde and the Cultures of Childhood. Changing Concepts of Childhood and Children's Literature ix analysis of children's literature.

In addition to this, the emergence and rapid expansion of Cultural Studies in the Anglo-American critical landscape has created a free space and an analytic instrumentarium for the serious. I wanted them to understand the history of children's literary theory, the theories themselves, and the direction in which children's literature criticism seems to be heading today, i.e., toward a Author: Ian Wojcik-Andrews.

1. Why Theory? Critical theory may not seem to have much to do with children and books, but it is, as Alan Garner's Granny Reardun says of Smithing. "alack of everything" (31). Good work with children's literature depends on coherent and thoughtful criticism, and good criticism depends on coherent and thoughtful theory.Catalogue Search for "criticism theory and childrens literature" Results 1 - 10 of Next > Criticism, theory and children's literature By Hunt, Peter, Book.

English. Published Oxford: Blackwell, Children's literature is an expanding field of study, involving criticism, education, and psychology. This book argues that children.