Children's Literature Comes of Age : Toward a New Aesthetic
By: Nikolajeva, Maria.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge Library Editions: Children's Literature: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2015Description: 1 online resource (254 p.).ISBN: 9781317358282.Subject(s): Children -- Books and reading | Children's literature -- History and criticismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Children's Literature Comes of Age : Toward a New AestheticLOC classification: PN1009.A1 N55 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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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 TextsThe 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 LITERATUREThe 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 CellarIn 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
<P>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.</P>
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