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Children's Literature

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 232
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Readers' Guides to Essential Criticism

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This invaluable Guide surveys the key critical works and debates in the vibrant field of children's literature since its inception. Leading expert Pat Pinsent combines a chronological overview of developments in the genre...

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This invaluable Guide surveys the key critical works and debates in the vibrant field of children's literature since its inception. Leading expert Pat Pinsent combines a chronological overview of developments in the genre with analysis of key theorists and theories, and subject-specific methodologies.

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Gives a broad overview of the field from its beginnings to the present day and future trends
Accessibly written with an avoidance of jargon

Introduction
PART I: READERS
1. Beginnings
2. Child-Readers
3. Narrative and Children's Literature
PART II: GENRES
4. Fairytales
5. Fantasy
6. Visual Texts
7. Poetry and Drama
PART III: THEORETICAL APPROACHES
8. Gender Studies and Queer Theory
9. Globalisation and Translation
10. Recognising the culturally Invisible
11. Crossover Fiction
12. Other Areas of Children's Literature Criticism
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index.

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Pat Pinsent was Senior Research Fellow at the National Centre for Research in Children's Literature at the University of Roehampton, UK.

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Pat Pinsent was Senior Research Fellow at the National Centre for Research in Children's Literature at the University of Roehampton, UK.

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