International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

By: Peter Hunt (author), Peter Hunt (editor)Hardback

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Children's literature continues to be one of the most rapidly expanding and exciting of interdisciplinary academic studies, of interest to anyone concerned with literature, education, internationalism, childhood or culture in general. The second edition of Peter Hunt's bestselling International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature offers comprehensive coverage of the subject across the world, with substantial, accessible, articles by specialists and world-ranking experts. Almost everything is here, from advanced theory to the latest practice - from bibliographical research to working with books and children with special needs. This edition has been expanded and includes over fifty new articles. All of the other articles have been updated, substantially revised or rewritten, or have revised bibliographies. New topics include Postcolonialism, Comparative Studies, Ancient Texts, Contemporary Children's Rhymes and Folklore, Contemporary Comics, War, Horror, Series Fiction, Film, Creative Writing, and 'Crossover' literature. The international section has been expanded to reflect world events, and now includes separate articles on countries such as the Baltic states, the Czech and Slovak Republics, Iran, Korea, Mexico and Central America, Slovenia, and Taiwan.

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Preface Contributors 1 Introduction: Definitions, Themes, Changes, Attitudes Margaret Meek 2 Internationalism, the Universal Child and the World of Children's Literature Emer O'Sullivan I THEORY AND CRITICAL APPROACHES 3 Theorising and Theories: The Conditions of Possibility of Children's Literature David Rudd 4 Criticism and the Critical Mainstream Deborah Cogan Thacker 5 Critical Tradition and Ideological Positioning Charles Sarland 6 History and Culture Tony Watkins 7 Linguistics and Stylistics John Stephens 8 Reader-Response Criticism Michael Benton 9 Psychoanalytical Criticism Hamida Bosmajian 10 Feminism Revisited Lissa Paul 11 Picture Books and Illustration Perry Nodelman 12 Narrative Theory and Children's Literature Maria Nikolajeva 13 Intertextuality and the Child Reader Christine Wilkie-Stibbs 14 Comparative Children's Literature Emer O'Sullivan 15 Bibliography Matthew Grenby II FORMS AND GENRES 16 Ancient and Medieval Children's Texts Gillian Adams 17 Texts In English Used by Children, 1550-1800 Margaret Evans 18 Myth and Legend Maurice Saxby 19 Fairy Tales and Folk Tales Ruth B. Bottigheimer 20 Playground Rhymes and the Oral Tradition Iona Opie 21 Children's Rhymes and Folklore: Contemporary and Comparative Approaches Andy Arleo 22 Catechistical, Devotional and Biblical Writing Ruth B. Bottigheimer 23 Contemporary Religious Writing Rita Ghesquiere 24 The Development of Illustrated Texts and Picture Books Joyce Irene Whalley 25 The Picture-Book: Modern and Postmodern Michele Anstey and Geoff Bull 26 Shaping Boyhood: British Empire Builders and Adventurers Dennis Butts 27 Childhood, Didacticism and the Gendering of British Children's Literature Christine Wilkie-Stibbs 28 Popular Literature: Comics, Dime Novels, Pulps and Penny Dreadfuls Denis Gifford 29 Contemporary Comics Katia Pizzi 30 Poetry Morag Styles 31 Animal Stories Simon Flynn 32 High Fantasy C. W. Sullivan III 33 Domestic Fantasy: Real Gardens with Imaginary Toads Louisa Smith 34 The Family Story Gillian Avery 35 School Stories Sheila Ray 36 Pony Books Alison Haymonds 37 Historical Fiction Janet Fisher 38 War Carol Fox and Peter Hunt 39 Horror Victoria de Rijke 40 Science Fiction Jessica Yates 41 Series Fiction Victor Watson 42 Teenage Fiction: Realism, Romances, Contemporary Problem Novels Julia Eccleshare 43 Crossover Literature Rachel Falconer 44 Writers for Adults, Writers for Children Marian Allsobrook 45 Metafictions and Experimental Work Robyn McCallum 46 Drama Susanne Greenhalgh 47 Story-telling Mary Medlicott 48 Children's Information Texts Margaret Mallett III CONTEXTS 49 Children's Book Design Douglas Martin 50 Children's Book Publishing Lisa Rowe Fraustino 51 Reviewing and Scholarly Journals Gillian Adams with Sheila Ray 52 Censorship Mark I. West 53 Awards and Award-Winners Keith Barker with Christine Wilkie-Stibbs 54 Television David Buckingham 55 Film Ian Wojcik-Andrews 56 Libraries, Research Collections and Museums Karen Nelson Hoyle 57 What the Authors Tell Us Peter Hunt IV APPLICATIONS 58 Teaching Fiction Nikki Gamble 59 Reading and Literacy Sally Yates 60 Selecting Books for Younger Readers Colin Mills and Jean Webb 61 Teaching Children's Literature in Higher Education Pamela Knights 62 Publishing for Special Needs Beverley Mathias 63 Librarianship Thomas van der Walt 64 Bibliotherapy and Psychology Hugh Crago 65 Creative Writing for Children - a Practical Approach Andrew Melrose V NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL 66 The World of Children's Literature: An Introduction Sheila Ray 67 Culture and Developing Countries Anne Pellowski 68 Children's Literature Organisations: An International Overview Kimberley Reynolds 69 Postcolonialism: Originating Difference Roderick McGillis 70 Translating for Children: Theory Riitta Oittinen 71 Translating for Children: Practice Ronald Jobe 72 Africa African Children's Literature: an Overview Philomena Osazee Fayose French-speaking Africa Marie Laurentin English-Speaking Africa Jay Heale 73 Arabic Children's Literature Taghreed Alqudsi-Ghabra 74 Australia Rosemary Ross Johnston 75 Austria Karin Haller 76 The Baltic Countries Kestutis Urba 77 Belgium Vanessa Joosen 78 Brazil Laura Sandroni 79 Canada Canadian Children's Literature in English Mavis Reimer Children's Literature in Quebec and French-speaking Canada Suzanne Pouliot 80 The Caribbean (English-Speaking) Sheila Ray 81 China Laina Ho 82 Czech Republic Nadezda Sieglova 83 Eastern Europe: Bulgaria, Poland, Romania, Sheila Ray 84 France Jean Perrot 85 Germany German Children's Literature from the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Century Hans-Heino Ewers The German Democratic Republic Bernd Dolle-Weinkauff 86 Greece From the Beginnings to 1945 Vassilis D. Anagnostopoulos From 1945 to the Present Tassoula Tsilimeni 87 Hungary Katalin Nun 88 The Indian Sub-Continent Manorama Jafa 89 Iran Morteza Khosronejad 90 Ireland Valerie Coghlan 91 Italy Laura Kreyder 92 Japan Teruo Jinguh 93 Jewish-Hebrew, Hebrew, and Israeli Yael Darr and Zohar Shavit 94 Korean Ho-Kyung Kim 95 Mexico and Central America Evelyn Arizpe 96 Mongolia Sheila Ray 97 The Netherlands Anne de Vries 98 New Zealand Betty Gilderdale 99 The Nordic Countries Boel Westin 100 Portugal Francesca Blockeel and Jose Antonio Gomes 101 Russia Ben Hellman 102 Slovak Republic Zuzana Stanislavova 103 Slovenia Milena Mileva Blazic 104 South American and Spanish-Speaking Caribbean Countries Maria Beatriz Medina and Olga Garcia Larralde 105 South East Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam Sheila Ray 106 South East Europe Milena Mileva Blazic 107 Spain Carmen Garcia Surralles, and Antonio Moreno Verdulla 108 Switzerland Verena Rutschmann 109 Taiwan Mieke Desmet and Ming Cherng Duh 110 Turkey Fatih Erdoayan 111 United Kingdom British Children's Literature: An Historical Overview John Rowe Townsend Scotland Lindsey Fraser Wales Menna Lloyd Williams 112 The USA: An Historical Overview Jerry Griswold

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  • publication date: 28/10/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780415290531
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1416
  • ID: 9780415290531
  • weight: 2789
  • ISBN10: 0415290538

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