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Reading Children

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Author: Nilanjana Gupta
Publisher:
ISBN: 9788125037002
Size: 29.93 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Children's literature
Languages : en
Pages : 207
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Book Description: Children s literature as a genre has not received much attention from the academic world in India up till now. This collection of essays and articles, is an attempt to look at the shape of writing for children from the nineteenth century onwards, and to question the political and cultural context in which it took place. Crucial questions include the conundrum of whether (and how) childhood and its books have been invented by publishers and writers, and how and from what sources literature of the child has been produced and presented.


Understanding Children S Literature

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Author: Peter Hunt
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0415195462
Size: 18.45 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 188
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Book Description: This book provides an introduction to some of the critical theories useful in the study of children's literature. The 14 chapters examine the context, application and relevance to this area of concepts such as feminism, ideology, psychoanalysis and literacy studies.


Critical Approaches To Food In Children S Literature

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Author: Kara K. Keeling
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 020388891X
Size: 58.40 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 276
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Book Description: Critical Approaches to Food in Children’s Literature is the first scholarly volume on the topic, connecting children's literature to the burgeoning discipline of food studies. Following the lead of historians like Mark Kurlansky, Jeffrey Pilcher and Massimo Montanari, who use food as a fundamental node for understanding history, the essays in this volume present food as a multivalent signifier in children’s literature, and make a strong argument for its central place in literature and literary theory. Written by some of the most respected scholars in the field, the essays between these covers tackle texts from the nineteenth century (Rudyard Kipling’s Kim) to the contemporary (Dave Pilkey’s Captain Underpants series), the U.S. multicultural (Asian-American) to the international (Ireland, Brazil, Mexico). Spanning genres such as picture books, chapter books, popular media, and children’s cookbooks, contributors utilize a variety of approaches, including archival research, cultural studies, formalism, gender studies, post-colonialism, post-structuralism, race studies, structuralism, and theology. Innovative and wide-ranging, Critical Approaches to Food in Children’s Literature provides us with a critical opportunity to puzzle out the significance of food in children’s literature.


Contemporary Children S Literature And Film

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Author: Kerry Mallan
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 0230345301
Size: 47.30 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages : 200
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Book Description: Bringing together leading and emerging scholars, this book argues for the significance of theory for reading texts written and produced for young people. Integrating perspectives from across feminism, ecocriticism, postcolonialism and poststructuralism, it demonstrates how these inform approaches to a range of contemporary literature and film.


A Treasury Of Children S Literature

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Author: Armand Eisen
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395533499
Size: 78.55 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
Languages : en
Pages : 303
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Book Description: A collection of traditional and original stories and poems by such authors as Aesop and Lewis Carroll, including excerpts from "The Wind in the Willows" and "Peter Pan."


Children S Literature Briefly

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Author: Michael O. Tunnell
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780132480567
Size: 57.98 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Education
Languages : en
Pages : 316
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Book Description: Rev. ed. of: Children's literature, briefly / Michael O. Tunnell, James S. Jacobs. 4th ed. c2012.


Literature And The Child

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Author: Lee Galda
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305642368
Size: 29.50 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Business & Economics
Languages : en
Pages : 560
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Book Description: LITERATURE AND THE CHILD, 9th Edition, offers thorough, concise coverage of the genres and formats of children’s literature and guidance on using literature in the classroom. With a focus on diverse award-winning titles, this market-leading text includes beautifully written and illustrated discussions of exemplary titles for readers in nursery school through middle school. A stunning design features interior illustrations by Lauren Stringer, an award-winning children’s book author and illustrator. Each genre chapter contains criteria for evaluating literary quality, equipping students with a resource to guide text selection in the classroom. Practical, research-based information about teaching appears throughout, including sample teaching ideas and an emphasis on the importance of selecting and teaching complex texts. Extensive booklists provide excellent, ongoing resources and highlight texts that emphasize diversity. This text helps teachers understand how to select books that best serve their curriculum goals as well as the interests and needs of their students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


Children S Literature

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Author: Hannah Nuba
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780815323952
Size: 11.22 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 191
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Book Description: Offers advice for parents and teachers on what books children should be reading based on their reading level and developmental stage.


Children And Literature

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Author: Shubha Tiwari
Publisher: Atlantic Publishers & Dist
ISBN: 9788126905836
Size: 35.62 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Children in literature
Languages : en
Pages : 160
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Book Description: Publishing Of Books Is A Mark Of Growth Of A Particular Society. The Types And Topics Of Books Are A Sure Indicator Of Development Of Sensitivity In A Given Society. Books That Sell Ought To Be Brought Out But Books That Express Offstage Concerns Should Also Be Given Place. The Present Venture Takes Into Consideration The Twofold Subject Of Children S Literature And Children In Literature. It Is Of Interest To Those Who Wish To Explore The Recesses From Where The Adult Behaviour Emanates. It Presents Many Less Verbalized Realities Of Childhood, Its Beauty, Joy As Well As Challenges. Many Papers Bring Out Thinking Of A Society That Shapes Children And Their World. Some Papers Take Into Stock The Popular Trends In Children S Literature. Overall The Book Children And Literature Is A Tribute To The Truly Inspiring Phenomenon Of Childhood.


The Presence Of The Past In Children S Literature

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Author: International Research Society for Children's Literature
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313324833
Size: 69.22 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 242
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Book Description: Explores how children's writers around the world have presented the theme and concept of time past.