The Resource Discourses of Postcolonialism in Contemporary British Children''s Literature

Discourses of Postcolonialism in Contemporary British Children''s Literature

Label
Discourses of Postcolonialism in Contemporary British Children''s Literature
Title
Discourses of Postcolonialism in Contemporary British Children''s Literature
Creator
Language
eng
Summary
This book considers how contemporary British children's books engage with some of the major cultural debates of recent years, and how they resonate with the current preoccupations and tastes of the white mainstream British reading public. A central assumption of this volume is that Britain's imperial past continues to play a key role in its representations of race, identity, and history. The insistent inclusion of questions relating to colonialism and power structures in recent children's novels exposes the complexities and contradictions surrounding the fictional treatment of race relations a
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
823.0099282
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR830.C513 G79 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Children''s Literature and Culture
Label
Discourses of Postcolonialism in Contemporary British Children''s Literature
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 The Politics of Children''s Literature; 2 The Empire Within: Migrant and Post-Migrant Coming-of-Age Novels; 3 Rewriting Colonial Histories in Historical Fictions for the Young: From Below and Above; 4 ""Empires of the Mind"": Intersections of Children''s Fantasy and Postcolonialism; 5 The (Post) Colonial Exotic: Representing the Other in Adventure Stories for the Young; Conclusion; Index
Control code
ocn892799275
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (146 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317962625
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3452938x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)892799275
  • ebl1317962621

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