Divided Worlds: Studies in Children's Literature

Divided Worlds Studies in Children s Literature This volume the third collection of studies in children s literature explores the political social and cultural divisions that dominate children s books ranging over Irish and international topics

  • Title: Divided Worlds: Studies in Children's Literature
  • Author: Mary Shine Thompson Valerie Coghlan
  • ISBN: 9781846820113
  • Page: 240
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This volume, the third collection of studies in children s literature, explores the political, social and cultural divisions that dominate children s books, ranging over Irish and international topics and texts Articles on the fiction of Katherine Tynan, Maria Edgeworth and Somerville Ross, as well as modern Ulster fiction and contemporary children s publishing, areThis volume, the third collection of studies in children s literature, explores the political, social and cultural divisions that dominate children s books, ranging over Irish and international topics and texts Articles on the fiction of Katherine Tynan, Maria Edgeworth and Somerville Ross, as well as modern Ulster fiction and contemporary children s publishing, are indicative of the range of Irish material The international focus extends from Luigi Bertelli s treatment of fascism and Gianni Rodari s communism to the English contexts of Cecil Alexander s English hymns Rosemary Sutcliffe s Roman Britain series is revisited to explore its masculinities, and gendered divisions are the subject of a review of Oisin McGann s recent fantasy fiction Series Studies in Children s Literature

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