Canons of Children?s Literature

Sunita Sinha

Verlag: Atlantic Publishers & Distributors (P) Ltd, 2012
ISBN 10: 8126917598 / ISBN 13: 9788126917594
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Concurrent with increasing scholarly attention towards children?s literature, Canons of Children?s Literature, (Vol. II) explores an emerging body of literature that has thus far garnered little serious critical attention. The book critically examines how children?s writers have positioned children as powerful participants in the project of enabling positive social transformation and argues that those children?s texts are crucially implicated in shaping the values of their readers. The authors explore the fashions in which children?s texts respond to social change and global politics, giving shape to children?s perceived anxieties and desires. Deliberately concise, the book offers succinct yet beautifully written discussions that reflect the tone and feel of children?s books. Featuring discussions of the latest works of children?s literature, the text showcases the growing importance of young adult literature and has paid careful attention to the diversity in children?s literature which will equip both the scholars and students of English literature with dynamic new responses on this ?brave new literature.? Preface; Acknowledgementsl 1. Children?s Literature of Bengal?Bhaskar Roy Barman; 2. The Psychological Angle in Children?s Literature: The Child, Her Mind and the Writer?Ramendra Kumar; 3. Stimulating the Uninitiated: R.K. Narayan?s Shorter Fiction for Children?Reena Mitra; 4. Odd and Contrary Lands in Children?s Literature: A Study of Wonderland and Neverland?Joyashri Choudhury; 5. Children?s Fantasy and Animal Kingdom: A Critical Appraisal of Ruskin Bond?s Too Much Trouble?Beena Agarwal; 6. Political Satire and Irony in The Adventures of Tintin?Arpita Chattaraj (Mukhopadhyay); 7. Satyajit Ray?s ?Feluda?: The Children?s Immortal Fictional Sleuth of all Epoch?Soumen Mukherjee; 8. Violence and Conflict: Negation of Childhood in Popular Fairy Tales?Shampa Ghosh; 9. The Political Allegory in Salman Rushdie?s Haroun and the Sea of Stories: A Post-Colonial Analysis?Gulrez Roshan Rehman; 1. Molly Moon?A Mesmerising Tale of Wish Fulfilment?Saloni Prasad (Mrs Kumar); 11. The Cinderella Metaphor?Ishmeet Kaur; 12. Wardrobe Warriors Errant, Enamoured: Mazes and Tropes Across the Narnian Wonderland?Anirban Gupta; 13. Children?s Literature?Myths and Folk Tales?N. Sharada Iyer; 14. J.K. Rowling?s Harry Potter Series: A Revolutionary Attempt in Children?s Literature?Anju Bala Agrawal; 15. Delineating the ?Heritage of Childhood? in Ruskin Bond?s Short Stories?Norah Nivedita Shaw; 16. Voice of the Child and Gender Identity in Bharati Mukherjee?s Jasmine and Charlotte Bronte?s Jane Eyre?Vandana Singh; 17. Greek Prose for Children: Modern Trends Relating to ?Ecological? Topics?Yiannis S. Papadatos; 18. Gustatory Delights and the World of Enid Blyton?Madhu Shalini; Contributors Printed Pages: 231. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 87602

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Titel: Canons of Children?s Literature
Verlag: Atlantic Publishers & Distributors (P) Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: 2012
Einband: Hardcover
Zustand: New

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Verlag: Random House LCC US Nov 2014 (2014)
ISBN 10: 1609805305 ISBN 13: 9781609805302
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Buchbeschreibung Random House LCC US Nov 2014, 2014. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 274x215x35 mm. Neuware - The original three-volume anthology The Graphic Canon presented the world's classic literature--from ancient times to the late twentieth century--as eye-popping comics, illustrations, and other visual forms. In this follow-up volume, young people's literature through the ages is given new life by the best comics artists and illustrators. Fairy tales, fables, fantastical adventures, young adult novels, swashbuckling yarns, your favorite stories from childhood and your teenage years . . . they're all here, in all their original complexity and strangeness, before they were censored or sanitized. 469 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781609805302

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