The Art of Place in Literature for Children and Young Adults : How Locale Shapes a Story.

This book examines the fairy-tale as a significant influence on place in the literature. The rapid development of children's fiction in the nineteenth century occurred shortly after the widespread circulation of fairy tales. Fairy tales are a particularly concrete, visual, and cinematic form of...

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Main Author: Dewan, Pauline.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2010.
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Online Access:CONNECT
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Summary:This book examines the fairy-tale as a significant influence on place in the literature. The rapid development of children's fiction in the nineteenth century occurred shortly after the widespread circulation of fairy tales. Fairy tales are a particularly concrete, visual, and cinematic form of writing, a genre in which place plays a significant role. Children's authors use fictional landscapes in a variety of traditional and innovative ways to create compelling, powerful texts.
Physical Description:1 online resource (410 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9780773421974
0773421971