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Children's & teenage literature studies

Hardcover. The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer of Louisa May Alcott illuminates the world of Little Women and its author. Editor(s): Matteson, John. Series: The Annotated Books. Num Pages: 736 pages, Full color, 233 illustrations. BIC Classification: DSYC; FC; YFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 347 x 55. Weight in Grams: 2080.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Edition
Annotated
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393072198
ISBN
9780393072198

€ 36.99
€ 36.59

Paperback. The Oxford Handbook of Children's Literature is at once a literary history, an introduction to various theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches, a review of genres, and a selection of original, cutting-edge, and interdisciplinary critical essays on canonical and popular works for children in the Anglo-American tradition. Editor(s): Mickenberg, Julia L.; Vallone, Lynne. Series: Oxford Handbooks of Literature. Num Pages: 608 pages, 20 illus. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 174 x 247 x 39. Weight in Grams: 1022.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
608
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199938551
ISBN
9780199938551

€ 63.66

Paperback. This book is a major study of child readers and their reading habits in the period when children's literature first became established. Num Pages: 338 pages, 40 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBD; DSBF; DSY. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 450.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
338
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107449268
ISBN
9781107449268

€ 43.45

Hardcover. This volume examines adolescent sexuality and how it is represented in young adult literature. The authors show how sexual content in such books can contribute to a richer and more fulfilling reading experience for teens. Series: Studies in Young Adult Literature. Num Pages: 194 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSK; DSY. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 224 x 146 x 23. Weight in Grams: 386.
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781442246874
ISBN
9781442246874

€ 65.73

Paperback. 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. Series: Readers' Guides to Essential Criticism. Num Pages: 232 pages, biography. BIC Classification: DSY. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 140 x 216 x 20. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137335456
ISBN
9781137335456

€ 32.24

Hardcover. Writing Youth: Young Adult Fiction as Literacy Sponsorship studies young adult (YA) fiction that analyzes corporate sponsorship of media literacy practices in and through YA fiction. It shows how YA novels model for young people ways to manage the various media tools that surround them. Num Pages: 206 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSK; DSY. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 161 x 238 x 24. Weight in Grams: 462.
Publisher
Lexington Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781498538428
ISBN
9781498538428

€ 73.28

Paperback. Includes essays that explore the issues of reception, translation and canonicity. This book focuses on the role of anthologies in promoting international literary exchange, evaluate the relationship between the literary canon and literature at the margins, and flag up the importance of cover art in conditioning reader expectations. Num Pages: 454 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADP; DSB; DSY. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 153 x 225 x 26. Weight in Grams: 704.
Publisher
Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783039115556
ISBN
9783039115556

€ 55.55

Hardcover. In this volume, the authors identify and assess all young adult novels that include autism content-either suggested or stated overtly-beginning with a novel published in 1968. Num Pages: 166 pages, 1 black & white illustrations, 30 tables. BIC Classification: DSBH; DSK; DSY; GBCR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 236 x 161 x 17. Weight in Grams: 381.
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781442251830
ISBN
9781442251830

€ 81.91

Hardcover. This collection explores the influence of girls' series books on popular American culture and girls' everyday experiences. It explores the cultural work that the series genre performs, contemplating the books' messages about subjects including race, gender, and education, and examines girl fiction within a variety of disciplinary contexts. Editor(s): D'Amico, LuElla. Series: Children and Youth in Popular Culture. Num Pages: 318 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSYC; JFCA; JFSP1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 161 x 237 x 32. Weight in Grams: 614.
Publisher
Lexington Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781498517621
ISBN
9781498517621

€ 94.85

Paperback. Series: Exploring the United States Through Literature Series. Num Pages: 168 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: DSY; GBCR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 254 x 178 x 8. Weight in Grams: 297.
Publisher
Greenwood
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780897747714
ISBN
9780897747714

€ 40.99
€ 15.06

Paperback. A student text. Attached to front cover is a card with a passcode to use to access additional readings at a Broadview Press complimentary website. Editor(s): Hallett, Martin; Karasek, Barbara. Num Pages: 200 pages, col. ill. BIC Classification: DSY; JFHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 153 x 11. Weight in Grams: 262.
Publisher
Broadview Press Ltd Canada
Number of pages
200
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
4th
Condition
New
SKU
V9781554810185
ISBN
9781554810185

€ 23.99
€ 22.35

Hardcover. This book looks at literature that features young adults who either identify themselves as artists or use the arts in very intentional ways to help create a sense of self in their adolescent lives. The authors examine a number of books featuring teens who engage in music, poetry, painting, and various other means of artistic expression. Series: Studies in Young Adult Literature. Num Pages: 292 pages. BIC Classification: DSY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 219 x 148 x 26. Weight in Grams: 499.
Publisher
Scarecrow Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780810892774
ISBN
9780810892774

€ 68.96

Hardcover. Reception studies have transformed the classics. Editor(s): Lovatt, Helen; Hodkinson, Owen. Series: Library of Classical Studies. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: DSY; HBLA1; HRKP3; JFCX. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Publisher
I.B.Tauris
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2018
Condition
New
SKU
V9781788310208
ISBN
9781788310208

€ 90.91

Hardcover. This new interdisciplinary collection spanning anthropology, image studies, literary criticism, psychology and history explores the ways in which children's books were important vehicles for the expression of national identities, from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, right up until the present day. Editor(s): O'Sullivan, Emer; Immel, Andrea. Series: Critical Approaches to Children's Literature. Num Pages: 296 pages, 27 colour illustrations, 27 colour tables, biography. BIC Classification: DSY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 148. .
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st ed. 2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137461681
ISBN
9781137461681

€ 122.17

Hardcover. This book offers case studies analyzing a full array of genres in children's literature, from picture books to young adult novels. This volume's contributions interrogate how children's literature is a powerful yet under examined space of rhetorical discourse that influences one of the most impressionable segments of our population. Editor(s): Saunders, John H. Series: Children and Youth in Popular Culture. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSB; DSYC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 161 x 237 x 23. Weight in Grams: 446.
Publisher
Lexington Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781498543293
ISBN
9781498543293

€ 81.56

Paperback. Series: Studies in Surrealism. Num Pages: 280 pages. BIC Classification: ABA; AC; DSY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 174 x 245 x 19. Weight in Grams: 486.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781138270107
ISBN
9781138270107

€ 55.52

Hardcover. This edited volume performs a critical analysis of the Americas Award, issues related to the content of the award-winning and honored books, and the contexts in which the books are used. It includes chapters by key scholars in the areas of youth literature in English, English Education, Library and Information Science, and Ethnic Studies. Editor(s): Henderson, Laretta. Series: Children and Youth in Popular Culture. Num Pages: 228 pages, 8 tables. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2AB; DSB; DSYC; JFSL4. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 160 x 21. Weight in Grams: 458.
Publisher
Lexington Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781498501606
ISBN
9781498501606

€ 84.06

Paperback. More Mirrors in the Classroom: Using Urban Children's Literature to Increase Literacy is the first book in the Kids Like Us series. It includes research summaries, guidelines for text selection, and a step-by-step guide to increasing the cultural relevance of literacy instruction with urban children's literature. Series: Kid's Guides Series. Num Pages: 284 pages. BIC Classification: DSY; JNU; YQC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 0. .
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781475802160
ISBN
9781475802160

€ 30.99
€ 28.88

Hardcover. A collaborative effort by 200 authorities who contribute some 650 original, signed entries. This book includes 75 topical articles. These often include up-and-coming figures that are not covered in their own entry. It features an appendix listing major-award winners as well as an index of names cross-referenced to entries where applicable. Editor(s): Cullinan, Bernice E.; Kunzel, Bonnie; Wooten, Deborah A. Num Pages: 944 pages, ports. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSR; DSY. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 253 x 186 x 48. Weight in Grams: 1828.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Number of pages
944
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780826417107
ISBN
9780826417107

€ 189.98
€ 189.47

Hardcover.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781441172280
ISBN
9781441172280

€ 100.66

Paperback. 'Into the Closet' examines the representation of cross-dressing in a wide variety of children's fiction, ranging from picture books and junior fiction to teen films and novels for young adults. Num Pages: 296 pages. BIC Classification: 5S; DSB; DSY; JFSJ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 229 x 152. Weight in Grams: 476.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
296
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415809047
ISBN
9780415809047

€ 50.55

Hardback. Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy enthrals children through its storytelling but is also an ambitious and sophisticated work. This collection, consisting of brand new essays by an international team of scholars, provides both an overview and a critical assessment of the trilogy's reputation and its place within modern children's literature. Editor(s): Butler, Catherine; Halsdorf, Tommy. Series: New Casebooks. Num Pages: 200 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 2AB; DSBH; DSK; DSY. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 138 x 16. Weight in Grams: 363.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
200
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137336798
ISBN
9781137336798

€ 28.34

Paperback. An academic book aimed to give serious critical attention to the poetry of childhood. It is based on a conference organised by Morag Styles for the British Library and the University of Cambridge. It looks at key poets of childhood from the past and at the poetry for children by present English Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy. Editor(s): Styles, Morag; Joy, Louise; Whitley, David. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: DSC; DSY. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 241 x 171 x 18. Weight in Grams: 482.
Publisher
Institute of Education Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781858564722
ISBN
9781858564722

€ 29.99
€ 27.00

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