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Angels and Wild Things: The Archetypal Poetics of Maurice Sendak

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ISBN-10: 0271060646

ISBN-13: 9780271060644

Edition: 2013

Authors: John Chech

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Over the course of more than ninety books, in a career that spanned six decades, Maurice Sendak became the most influential and, at times, the most controversial creator of works for children. Each of the books in his trilogy--Where the Wild Things Are, In the Night Kitchen, and Outside Over There--was precedent setting, dramatically expanding the boundaries of subject matter and images that have been conventionally accepted in books for younger children. In this first comprehensive reading of Sendak's key works, John Cech considers the symbolic child who was developed in Sendak's books and who remained at the center of his vision. By fusing biographical, historical, cultural, and literary…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Pennsylvania State Univ Pr
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.190
Language: English