By Maria Nikolajeva

ISBN-10: 0810854260

ISBN-13: 9780810854260

As undergraduate and graduate classes in kid's literature develop into extra verified and various, there's an excessive desire for a textbook that gives aesthetic instead of academic ways to kid's literature. This paintings fills that void via supplying scholars of kid's literature with a understandable and easy-to-use analytical device equipment, exhibiting via concrete demonstration how each one instrument may well top be used.

The chapters are prepared round universal and simply famous positive factors of literary texts (e.g. writer, style, character). Theoretical concerns are illustrated through particular texts from the North American kid's literature canon. The booklet explores the actual aesthetics of kid's fiction and the methods serious concept could be utilized to kid's texts, whereas ultimate available to a faculty readership with out past really expert wisdom of literary conception. each one bankruptcy encompasses a brief creation to a particular theoretical method (e.g. semiotics, feminist, psychoanalytic), an instance of its software to a literary textual content, a couple of actions (study questions, examining exercises), and recommendations for additional explorations.

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