By Lydia Kokkola
By Lydia Kokkola
By G. Anatol
By Heather Savigny,Einar Thorsen,Daniel Jackson,Jenny Alexander
By Margery Hourihan
By Jodi Eichler-Levine
By Tison Pugh
Innocence, Heterosexuality, and the Queerness of Children’s Literature examines exceptional classics of children’s literature either outdated and new—including L. Frank Baum’s Oz books, Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House sequence, J. ok. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels, Lemony Snicket’s a sequence of unlucky Events, and Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series—to discover the queer tensions among innocence and heterosexuality inside of their pages. Pugh argues that youngsters can't hold their innocence of sexuality whereas studying approximately normative heterosexuality, but this inherent paradox runs all through many vintage narratives of literature for younger readers. Children’s literature quite often endorses heterosexuality via its invisible presence because the de facto sexual identification of numerous protagonists and their households, but heterosexuality’s ubiquity is counterbalanced by way of its occlusion whilst authors protect their readers from forthright issues of 1 of humanity’s most simple and primal instincts.
The e-book demonstrates that tensions among innocence and sexuality render a lot of children’s literature queer, specifically whilst those texts disavow sexuality via celebrations of innocence. during this unique examine, Pugh develops interpretations of sexuality that few critics have not begun ventured, paving the way in which for destiny scholarly engagement with greater questions on the ideological function of kid's literature and representations of kid's sexuality.
Tison Pugh is affiliate Professor within the division of English on the college of primary Florida. he's the writer of Queering Medieval Genres and Sexuality and Its Queer Discontents in center English Literature and has released on children’s literature in such journals as Children’s Literature, The Lion and the Unicorn, and Marvels and Tales.
By Perry Nodelman,Naomi Hamer,Mavis Reimer
This quantity represents the present nation of analysis on photo books and different adjoining hybrid kinds of?visual/verbal texts equivalent to comics, photograph novels, and e-book apps, with a selected specialize in texts produced for and?about teenagers. while Perry Nodelman’s Words approximately photos: the Narrative artwork of Children’s photo Books?was released nearly 3 a long time in the past, it was once greeted as an immense contribution to experiences in children’s?picture books and representation across the world; and established considerably on it, Nodelman has lately been named the 2015 recipient of the foreign Grimm Award for children’s literature feedback. within the years considering that Words approximately Pictures seemed, students have outfitted on Nodelman’s groundbreaking textual content and feature constructed a number different ways, either to photo books and to more recent varieties of visual/verbal texts that experience entered and develop into well liked by children. The essays during this ebook supply 'more phrases' approximately validated and rising kinds of photograph books, supplying an outline of the present country of stories in visual/verbal texts and collecting in a single position the paintings being produced at quite a few destinations and throughout disciplines. Essays exploring components reminiscent of semiological and structural features of traditional photograph books, photograph narratives and new media types, and the fabric and performative cultures of photo books signify present paintings not just from literary reports but in addition media stories, paintings heritage, ecology, center japanese reviews, library and knowledge experiences, and academic study. as well as paintings by way of overseas students together with William Moebius, Erica Hateley, Nathalie op de Beeck, and Nina Christensen that includes on and demanding situations the conclusions of Words approximately Pictures, the gathering additionally contains a wide-ranging mirrored image through Perry Nodelman on continuities and alterations within the present interdisciplinary box of analysis of visual/verbal texts for young?readers. offering a glance again over the heritage of photograph books and the improvement of photograph ebook scholarship, More phrases approximately photos also deals an summary of our present knowing of those interesting texts.?
By Jill Kolongowski
By John Patrick Pazdziora,Micah Snell
Developed from the old St Andrews collage Harry Potter convention, Ravenclaw Reader positive aspects contributions by way of Jessica Tiffin, John Granger, Amy Sturgis, Maria Nilson, Vinita Chandra, Joel Hunter, Travis Prinzi, Gabrielle Ceraldi, Joshua Richards, Amy Sonheim, and more.
By Flavia Bacchetti