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Aspects and Issues in the History of Children''s Literature.

By: Nikolajeva, Maria.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Contributions to the Study of World Literature, 60: Publisher: Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 1995Description: 1 online resource (222 p.).ISBN: 9780313369285.Subject(s): Children -- Books and reading -- Congresses | Children’s literature -- History and criticism -- CongressesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Aspects and Issues in the History of Children''s LiteratureDDC classification: 809.89282 | 809/.89282 LOC classification: PN1009.A1 A77 1995Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Introduction: Approaches to the History of Children''s Literature; Literary Ways of Killing a Child: The 19th Century Practice; Part I. Theory and Method; Part II. Influence and Interaction; Part III. Aspects of National Histories; Part IV. Genres, Modes, Styles; Select Bibliography; Index; About the Contributors
Summary: The contributors to this collection of essays address children''s literature as an art form, rather than an educational instrument, as has been the traditional approach. Scholars from 10 different countries present a variety of approaches to the history of children''s literature, including views on sociological, semiotic, and intertextual models of its evolution. Other issues explored include influence and interaction between stories and their countries of origin. This strong presentation of international perspectives on children''s literature will be a valuable resource for scholars of children''s and comparative literature.
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Contents; Introduction: Approaches to the History of Children''s Literature; Literary Ways of Killing a Child: The 19th Century Practice; Part I. Theory and Method; Part II. Influence and Interaction; Part III. Aspects of National Histories; Part IV. Genres, Modes, Styles; Select Bibliography; Index; About the Contributors

The contributors to this collection of essays address children''s literature as an art form, rather than an educational instrument, as has been the traditional approach. Scholars from 10 different countries present a variety of approaches to the history of children''s literature, including views on sociological, semiotic, and intertextual models of its evolution. Other issues explored include influence and interaction between stories and their countries of origin. This strong presentation of international perspectives on children''s literature will be a valuable resource for scholars of children''s and comparative literature.

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<p>MARIA NIKOLAJEVA is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at Stockholm University where she teaches children's literature. She is the current president of the International Research Society for Children's Literature and author of The Magic Code: The Use of Magical Patterns in Fantasy for Children .</p>

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