Studies in Children's Literature, 1500-2000 (2020)

Studies in Children s Literature Ranging from the fundamental question whether a children s literature is possible or what its formal and contextual parameters might be to issues of contemporary cultural studies postcolonialism g
  • Title: Studies in Children's Literature, 1500-2000
  • Author: Celia Keenan Mary Shine Thompson
  • ISBN: 9781851828531
  • Page: 438
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Studies in Children's Literature, 1500-2000
    Ranging from the fundamental question, whether a children s literature is possible, or what its formal and contextual parameters might be, to issues of contemporary cultural studies postcolonialism, gender, race and class this essay collection inserts children s literature into literary, theoretical and historical debate From English renaissance children s reading, it sRanging from the fundamental question, whether a children s literature is possible, or what its formal and contextual parameters might be, to issues of contemporary cultural studies postcolonialism, gender, race and class this essay collection inserts children s literature into literary, theoretical and historical debate From English renaissance children s reading, it shifting to Shaw s Castle Blair, an ambivalent metaphor for a nineteenth century Ireland seeking postcolonial self determination, and a study of wild Irish girls civilising education in England in De Horne Vaizey s and Meade s novels The book interrogates Hodgson Burnett s obsessions with childhood innocence and her problematic adult child relationships the golliwog transformed from a transgressive figure into a non PC icon and schoolboys from the Jennings series and Greyfriars to Huck Finn and Harry Potter Blyton, Dillon, Frost, Lynch, Parkinson, Ransome, Thomas, and Whelan come under scrutiny, as does the link between food, class, national heritage, and innocence How Frost s and Thomas s stories reflect evolving conceptions of childhood is scrutinized Unpublished archival material complicates assumptions about Patricia Lynch and Talbot Press children s religious publications Dillon s nativist novels display transitional stages of post colonialization, and Whelan s and Parkinson s historiography is contrasted.
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