Modern children's literature : an introduction / edited by Catherine Butler and Kimberley Reynolds.

"Modern children's literature is currently receiving much public and critical attention. Organized to show developments in children's literature over time and across genres, this introductory guide looks at key British, American and Australian works, from picture books and texts for y...

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Other Authors: Reynolds, Kimberley, (Editor), Butler, Catherine, 1963- (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Edition:Second edition.
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Summary:"Modern children's literature is currently receiving much public and critical attention. Organized to show developments in children's literature over time and across genres, this introductory guide looks at key British, American and Australian works, from picture books and texts for younger children, through to graphic novels and young adult fiction. Each chapter applies specific critical approaches, supported by explanatory boxed material and suggestions for further reading. The second edition of this established, classic text has been thoroughly revised, updated and expanded to reflect current issues in the field. It features new chapters by leading names on key topics such as canon formation, psychoanalytic approaches, fantasy, and technology, and includes an essay on children's poetry by the former Children's Laureate, Michael Rosen"--
Physical Description:xii, 287 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781137364715
1137364718
9781137357458
1137357452