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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504 |a Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0 |a Introduction: place in children's literature -- Wondrous landscapes: the art of the fairy-tale setting -- The journey through life: the road, the path, the way -- Enclosed spaces: gardens, islands, valleys -- The sylvan landscape: trees, forests, jungles -- The magical built world: castles, palaces, enchanted cities -- Below the surface: caves, mines, underground places -- Liminal places: borderlines and thresholds. 
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