Playing with Picturebooks : Postmodernism and the Postmodernesque

By: Allan, CherieMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandCritical Approaches to Children''s Literature: Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012Description: 1 online resource (212 p.)ISBN: 9781137283641Subject(s): Book design | Children - Books and reading - History - 20th century | Children -- Books and reading -- History -- 20th century | Children’s literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Children''s literature - 20th century - History and criticism | FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Life Stages / School Age | LITERARY CRITICISM / Children''s Literature | LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh | Narration (Rhetoric) | Narrative art | Picture books for children - History - 20th century | Picture books for children -- History -- 20th century | Picture books for children | Postmodernism (Literature) | Postmodernism (Literature)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Playing with Picturebooks : Postmodernism and the PostmodernesqueDDC classification: 809.89282 LOC classification: PN1009.A1 .P415 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Series Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Looking Back; 1 Looking Beneath the Surface; 2 Destabilising Modes of Representation; 3 Disturbing the Air of Reality; 4 Interrogating Representations of the Past; 5 Problematising Unity through Ex-centricity and Difference; 6 Towards the Postmodernesque Picturebook; (In)Conclusion: Looking Forward; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: Offers new insights into the continuing influence of postmodernism on a wide range of international picture books for children published between 1963 and 2008. Its chapters include metafiction; disruption to narrative conventions; interrogation of ''truths''; historiographic metafiction; difference and ex-centricity; globalisation and media.
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Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Series Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Looking Back; 1 Looking Beneath the Surface; 2 Destabilising Modes of Representation; 3 Disturbing the Air of Reality; 4 Interrogating Representations of the Past; 5 Problematising Unity through Ex-centricity and Difference; 6 Towards the Postmodernesque Picturebook; (In)Conclusion: Looking Forward; Notes; Bibliography; Index

Offers new insights into the continuing influence of postmodernism on a wide range of international picture books for children published between 1963 and 2008. Its chapters include metafiction; disruption to narrative conventions; interrogation of ''truths''; historiographic metafiction; difference and ex-centricity; globalisation and media.

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CHERIE ALLAN is a Lecturer in Children's Literature at Queensland University of Technology, Australia. She has also worked on a number of research projects for AustLit: the Australian Literature Resource and is affiliated with the Children and Youth Research Centre at QUT.

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