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Children's Literature Comes of Age : Toward a New Aesthetic.

By: Nikolajeva, Maria.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Routledge Library Editions: Children's Literature: Publisher: London : Taylor and Francis, 2015Copyright date: ©1996Description: 1 online resource (254 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781317358282.Subject(s): History and criticismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Children's Literature Comes of Age : Toward a New AestheticDDC classification: 809.89282 LOC classification: PN1009.A1NOnline resources: Click here to view book
Contents:
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Original Title Page -- Original Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- GENERAL EDITOR'S PREFACE -- PREFACE -- CHILDREN'S LITERATURE COMING OF AGE? BY WAY OF INTRODUCTION -- CHAPTER 1 WORLD LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN -- Are Folktales Children's Literature? -- Are the "Classics" Children's Literature? -- What Is National Children's Literature? -- Mutual Ignorance In Europe -- Cultural Context and Translatability -- How Literature Is Rejected -- The Importance of Astrid Lindgren -- Summing Up -- CHAPTER 2 CHILDREN'S LITERATURE - A CANONICAL ART FORM -- Traditional and Modern Art -- Communication in Canonical Texts -- The Same Text Over and Over Again? -- Dual Address -- Summing Up -- CHAPTER 3 THE HISTORY OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE FROM A SEMIOTIC PERSPECTIVE -- From Social Commitment to Imaginative Writing -- From Certainty to Hesitation -- From Female to Male Monsters -- From Circular to Linear Journey -- From Visual to Verbal Code -- From Simplicity to Abundance -- Summing Up -- CHAPTER 4 FROM EPIC TO POLYPHONY -- Multiple Voices -- The Hidden Text -- Jigsaw-Puzzle Method -- Experimental Forms -- Computer Games, Choose-Your-Own-Adventure and Children's Books -- The Merging of Genres -- Summing Up -- CHAPTER 5 CHRONOTOPE IN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE -- The Fantasy Chronotope -- The "Classical" (Epic) Chronotope -- The Chronotope in Paraliterature -- The Sophisticated Children's Book -- The Secondary Chronotope in "Realistic" Narratives -- The Historical and the Retrospective Novel -- Picturebooks -- Tove Jansson's Chronotope -- Alan Garner's Chronotope -- The Chronotope as a Semiotic Sign -- The Tokens of Our Time -- Summing Up -- CHAPTER 6 INTERTEXTUALITY IN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE -- Open and Hidden Dialogue -- Myth as Intertext -- Edith Nesbit's Dialogues -- In Defence of Edward Eager.
The Dialogue Continues -- Dialogues in The Root Cellar -- In Defence of Michael Ende -- A Dialogue with Oneself -- Allusions-to Oneself or Others -- Dialogue around a Wardrobe -- Jonathan Lionheart Seagull -- Summing Up -- CHAPTER 7 METAFICTION IN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE -- Writer-Protagonist-Reader -- Implied Writer and Protagonist -- Writer, Implied Writer and Narrator -- Reader and Writer -- Writer and Narrator -- Implied Writer and His World -- Reader and Protagonist -- Real and Implied Writer -- Summing Up -- WHITHER CHILDREN'S LITERATURE? BY WAY OF CONCLUSION -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- Primary Sources -- Secondary Sources -- INDEX.
Summary: Originally published in 1996. A detailed analysis of the art of children's literature covering world literature for children, children's literature as a canonical art form, the history of children's literature from a semiotic perspective, and epic, polyphony, chronotope, intertextuality, and metafiction in children's literature.
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Original Title Page -- Original Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- GENERAL EDITOR'S PREFACE -- PREFACE -- CHILDREN'S LITERATURE COMING OF AGE? BY WAY OF INTRODUCTION -- CHAPTER 1 WORLD LITERATURE FOR CHILDREN -- Are Folktales Children's Literature? -- Are the "Classics" Children's Literature? -- What Is National Children's Literature? -- Mutual Ignorance In Europe -- Cultural Context and Translatability -- How Literature Is Rejected -- The Importance of Astrid Lindgren -- Summing Up -- CHAPTER 2 CHILDREN'S LITERATURE - A CANONICAL ART FORM -- Traditional and Modern Art -- Communication in Canonical Texts -- The Same Text Over and Over Again? -- Dual Address -- Summing Up -- CHAPTER 3 THE HISTORY OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE FROM A SEMIOTIC PERSPECTIVE -- From Social Commitment to Imaginative Writing -- From Certainty to Hesitation -- From Female to Male Monsters -- From Circular to Linear Journey -- From Visual to Verbal Code -- From Simplicity to Abundance -- Summing Up -- CHAPTER 4 FROM EPIC TO POLYPHONY -- Multiple Voices -- The Hidden Text -- Jigsaw-Puzzle Method -- Experimental Forms -- Computer Games, Choose-Your-Own-Adventure and Children's Books -- The Merging of Genres -- Summing Up -- CHAPTER 5 CHRONOTOPE IN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE -- The Fantasy Chronotope -- The "Classical" (Epic) Chronotope -- The Chronotope in Paraliterature -- The Sophisticated Children's Book -- The Secondary Chronotope in "Realistic" Narratives -- The Historical and the Retrospective Novel -- Picturebooks -- Tove Jansson's Chronotope -- Alan Garner's Chronotope -- The Chronotope as a Semiotic Sign -- The Tokens of Our Time -- Summing Up -- CHAPTER 6 INTERTEXTUALITY IN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE -- Open and Hidden Dialogue -- Myth as Intertext -- Edith Nesbit's Dialogues -- In Defence of Edward Eager.

The Dialogue Continues -- Dialogues in The Root Cellar -- In Defence of Michael Ende -- A Dialogue with Oneself -- Allusions-to Oneself or Others -- Dialogue around a Wardrobe -- Jonathan Lionheart Seagull -- Summing Up -- CHAPTER 7 METAFICTION IN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE -- Writer-Protagonist-Reader -- Implied Writer and Protagonist -- Writer, Implied Writer and Narrator -- Reader and Writer -- Writer and Narrator -- Implied Writer and His World -- Reader and Protagonist -- Real and Implied Writer -- Summing Up -- WHITHER CHILDREN'S LITERATURE? BY WAY OF CONCLUSION -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- Primary Sources -- Secondary Sources -- INDEX.

Originally published in 1996. A detailed analysis of the art of children's literature covering world literature for children, children's literature as a canonical art form, the history of children's literature from a semiotic perspective, and epic, polyphony, chronotope, intertextuality, and metafiction in children's literature.

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