Books in category Literary Criticism – Children’s Literature

  • The Meanings of Beauty and the Beast

    The Meanings of “Beauty and the Beast”
    Jerry Griswold

    This book also includes a variety of original source materials and twenty-three colour illustrations. The Meanings of "Beauty and the Beast" is for any reader who wishes to explore this classic, endlessly rich fairy tale.

  • Children s Literature in Context

    Children’s Literature in Context
    Fiona McCulloch

    Featuring close readings of commonly studied texts, this book takes students of Children's Literature through the key works, their contexts and critical and popular afterlives.

  • Teller s Tale The

    Teller’s Tale, The
    Sophie Raynard

    Intriguing, updated portraits of classic fairy tale authors. This book offers new, often unexpected, but always intriguing portraits of the writers of classic fairy tales.

  • The Fairy Tale

    The Fairy Tale
    Steven Jones Swann

    One of the best known and enduring genres, the fairy fales origins extend back to the preliterate oral societies of the ancient world. This books surveys its history and traces its evolution into the form we recognized today.

  • Words about Pictures

    Words about Pictures
    Perry Nodelman

    A pioneering study of a unique narrative form, Words about Pictures examines the special qualities of picture books–books intended to educate or tell stories to young children.

  • Understanding Children s Literature

    Understanding Children’s Literature
    Peter Hunt

    Bibliographies provide details of useful further information sources and a glossary explains the literary terms encountered in the book. This work is a useful and accessible guide for readers involved both in literature and education.

  • Los mundos posibles

    Los mundos posibles
    Gabriela Larralde

    A partir de la sanción en Argentina de dos leyes (la 26.618, o ley de Matrimonio Igualitario, y la 26.743, o ley de Identidad de Género) y de las transformaciones sociales, civiles y culturales que las mismas provocan –o pueden …

  • Deconstructing the Hero

    Deconstructing the Hero
    Margery Hourihan

    This book sets out to explore the structure and meaning of one of the most popular literary genres – the adventure story. It offers analytical readings of some of the most popular adventure stories and looks at their influence on children.

  • La literatura infantil y juvenil espa ola en el exilio mexicano

    La literatura infantil y juvenil española en el exilio mexicano
    Pedro C. Cerrillo Torremocha, María Teresa Miaja

    Este trabajo es el resultado de una investigación, de carácter histórico, literario y documental, que ha tenido como objetivo recoger, seleccionar, documentar y estudiar todo el material disponible de y sobre la literatura infantil y …

  • Posmodernidad en la literatura infantil y juvenil

    Posmodernidad en la literatura infantil y juvenil
    Laura Guerrero Guadarrama

    A partir de la segunda mitad del siglo XX, algunos movimientos artísticos experimentaron un giro que ha sido nombrado por algunos autores como posmoderno o neosubversivo.

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