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Retelling Stories Framing Culture

Pub Date : 2013-01-11 | Author : John Stephens | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781136601491
ISBN 13 : 113660149X

What happens to traditional stories when they are retold in another time and cultural context and for a different audience? This first-of-its-kind study discusses Bible stories, cl..


Postmodern Picturebooks

Pub Date : 2010-04-26 | Author : Lawrence R. Sipe | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781135897840
ISBN 13 : 1135897840

Over the past 15 years, there has been a pronounced trend toward a particular type of picturebook that many would label "postmodern." Postmodern picturebooks have stretched our con..


Children S Literature

Pub Date : 2001 | Author : Elizabeth Lennox Keyser | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780300088915
ISBN 13 : 0300088914

Articles of this book - Donelle Ruwe Guarding the British Bible from Rousseau; Ruth Carver Capasso Philanthropy in Nineteenth-Century French Children’s Literature; Ken Parille 'W..


Medieval Afterlives In Contemporary Culture

Pub Date : 2015-03-12 | Author : Gail Ashton | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781441160683
ISBN 13 : 144116068X

With contributions from 29 leading international scholars, this is the first single-volume guide to the appropriation of medieval texts in contemporary culture. Medieval Afterlives..



Fire And Hemlock

Pub Date : 2012-04-12 | Author : Diana Wynne Jones | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101566992
ISBN 13 : 110156699X

A fantastic tale by the legendary Diana Wynne Jones—with an introduction by Garth Nix. Polly Whittacker has two sets of memories. In the first, things are boringly normal; in the..


Children S Literature And Learner Empowerment

Pub Date : 2013-07-22 | Author : Janice Bland | Publisher : A&C Black

ISBN 10 : 9781441165992
ISBN 13 : 1441165991

Children's literature can be a powerful way to encourage and empower EFL students but is less commonly used in the classroom than adult literature. This text provides a comprehensi..