Understanding Children's Literature

ISBN-10: 0415375460

ISBN-13: 9780415375467

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Peter Hunt

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Edited by Peter Hunt, this book explores the study of children's literature through examination of theoretical questions and discussion of the most relevant critical approaches to the field.
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 7/19/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Introduction: The Expanding World of Children's Literature Studies
Theorising and Theories: How Does Children's Literature Exist?
Critical Tradition and Ideological Positioning
Space, History and Culture: the Setting of Children's Literature
Analysing Texts: Linguistics and Stylistics
Readers, Texts, Contexts: Reader-Response Criticism
Reading the Unconscious: Psychoanalytical Criticism
Feminism Revisited
Decoding the Images: how Picture Books Work
Bibliography: the Resources of Children's Literature
Understanding Reading and Literacy
Intertextuality and the Child Reader
Healing Texts: Bibliotherapy and Psychology
Theory into Practice: the Views of the Authors
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