The Resource Introducing children's literature : from Romanticism to Postmodernism

Introducing children's literature : from Romanticism to Postmodernism

Label
Introducing children's literature : from Romanticism to Postmodernism
Title
Introducing children's literature
Title remainder
from Romanticism to Postmodernism
Creator
Contributor
Language
eng
Summary
Introducing Children's Literature is an ideal guide to reading children's literature through the perspective of literary history. Focusing on the major literary movements from Romanticism to Postmodernism, Thacker and Webb examine the concerns of each period and the ways in which these concerns influence and are influenced by the children's literature of the time. Each section begins with a general chapter, which explains the relationship between the major issues of each literary period and the formal and thematic qualities of children's texts. Close readings of selected texts fol
Cataloging source
U9X
Dewey number
  • 813.009/9282
  • 820.99282
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS374.C454T48 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Introducing children's literature : from Romanticism to Postmodernism
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
  • Introducing Children's Literature From Romanticism to Postmodernism; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Section One Romanticism; Chapter 1 Imagining the child; Chapter 2 The King of the Golden River and Romanticism; Chapter 3 Closing the garret door:a feminist reading of Little Women; Section Two Nineteenth-century literature; Chapter 4 Victorianism, Empire andthe paternal voice; Chapter 5 Realityand enigma in The Water-Babies; Chapter 6 Alice as subject in thelogic of Wonderland; Section Three The fin de siècle; Chapter 7 Testing boundaries
  • Chapter 8 The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: pleasure without nightmaresChapter 9 Romanticism vs. Empirein The Secret Garden; Section Four Modernism; Chapter 10 New voices, newthreats; Chapter 11 Connecting with MaryPoppins; Chapter 12 Spinning the word:Charlotte's Web; Chapter 13 Real or story?:The Borrowers; Section Five Postmodernism; Chapter 14 Playful subversion; Chapter 15 Clockwork, a fairy talefor a postmodern time; Chapter 16 A postmodern reflection of the genre of fairy tale: The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn847368755
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (206 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203995372
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35408200
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)847368755
  • pebcs0203995376

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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