Children's Literature (The New Critical Idiom)

November 1, 2020
Children's Literature (The New Critical Idiom)

Children's Literature is an accessible introduction to thisengaging field. Carrie Hintz offers a defining conceptual overviewof children's literature that presents its competing histories, itscultural contexts, and the theoretical debates it hasinstigated.Positioned within the wider field of adult literary, film andtelevision culture, this book also covers:Ideological and political movementsPostcolonial literature, ecocriticism and animal studiesChildren's Literature in the age of globalizationEach chapter includes a case study featuring well known authorsand titles including Charlotte's Web, Edward Lear and Laura IngallsWilder. With a comprehensive glossary and further reading, thisbook is invaluable reading for anyone studying children'sliterature.