From Mythic to Linear : Time in Children''s Literature
By: Nikolajeva, Maria.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 1991Description: 1 online resource (318 p.).ISBN: 9781461658757.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: From Mythic to Linear : Time in Children''s LiteratureDDC classification: 809.89282 LOC classification: PN1009.5.T55 | N556 1991Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; A Time to be Born, and a Time to Die...; An Excursus on Significant Meals; Chapter 1. Secret Gardens, Enchanted Places; Paradise Lost and Regained; The Sacral Time; Collective Experience, Adult View; Chapter 2. The Domestic Story as Utopia; Noisy Village-The Swedish Arcadia; Children, Animals, and Toys; Gastronomic Utopias; Chapter 3. Social Utopias; A Destroyed Paradise; A Utopia of Mites; The Omnipotent Child; Trolls in the Baltic Woods; Children in Power-King Matt; Chapter 4. The Haunting of Time; Puer Aetemus
Land of (Condensed) Milk and HoneyMidnight Gardens, Magic Wells; A Wise Progenitrix or a Seductive Witch?; A Grown-Up''s Nostalgia; Chapter 5. Picnic in the Unknown, or there and Back Again; You are Dead. Press Escape to Play Again; Awfully Big Adventure; A Variety of Picnics; Chapter 6. Where have All the Young Girls Gone?; A Girl in Disguise; Travellers in Time-A Female Initiation; An Essential Link in Some Unknown Context; Chapter 7. Breaking Away; The Promise of Happiness?; Toward Linearity; Meeting Shadows; Mother''s Bread; Bridges into Adulthood; Chapter 8. Beyond the Point of no Return
Deeper and Deeper into Dark Mysteries of LifeFeasts of Life and Death; Chapter 9. Mission Complete-Mission Failed; Chapter 10. From Idyll to Collapse; In the Enchanted Place; Quest for Self-Knowledge; Meeting with Death; Breaking Away; Disintegration; Except Ye be Converted, and Become as Little Children...; Bibliography; Primary Sources; Secondary Sources; Index of Titles; General Index
In this radically new approach to text typology, Maria Nikolajeva examines the depiction of time in literature for children.
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