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Modern Children's Literature: An Introduction

Hunt, Peter; Mendlesohn, Farah; Rudd, David; Graham, Judith; Rosen, Michael; Pearson, Lucy; Pinsent, Pat; Lathey, Gillian; Butler, Catherine; Bramwell, Peter; Sainsbury, Lisa; Shakeshaft, Richard; Nikolajeva, Maria

Authors

Peter Hunt

Farah Mendlesohn

David Rudd

Judith Graham

Michael Rosen

Lucy Pearson

Pat Pinsent

Gillian Lathey

Catherine Butler catherine3.butler@uwe.ac.uk

Peter Bramwell

Lisa Sainsbury

Richard Shakeshaft

Maria Nikolajeva



Contributors

Catherine Butler catherine3.butler@uwe.ac.uk
Editor

Kimberley Reynolds
Editor

Abstract

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.

Book Type Authored Book
Publication Date Dec 1, 2014
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
ISBN 9781137364715
APA6 Citation Hunt, P., Mendlesohn, F., Rudd, D., Graham, J., Rosen, M., Pearson, L., …Nikolajeva, M. (2014). C. Butler, & K. Reynolds (Eds.), Modern Children's Literature: An Introduction. Palgrave Macmillan
Keywords children's literature
Publisher URL http://www.palgrave.com/page/detail/modern-children's-literature-catherine-butler/?sf1=barcode&st1=9781137364715


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