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Title International companion encyclopedia of children's literature / edited by Peter Hunt ; associate editor, Sheila Ray
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1996

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Description xv, 923 pages ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents Defining children's literature and childhood -- History, culture and children's literature -- Ideology -- Linguistics and stylistics -- Reader-response criticism -- Psychoanalytical criticism -- Feminist criticism: from sex-role stereotyping to subjectivity -- Illustration and picture books -- A note on bibliography -- Intertextuality -- Early texts used by children -- Fairy tales and folk-tales -- Myth and legend -- Playground rhymes and the oral tradition -- Poetry for children -- Drama -- The development of illustrated texts and picture books -- The modern picture book -- Popular literature: comics, dime novels, pulps and penny dreadfuls -- Religious writing for children -- Catechistical, devotional and biblical writing -- Moral and religious writing -- Animal stories -- Real gardens with imaginary toads: domestic fantasy -- High fantasy -- Science fiction -- Shaping boyhood: empire builders and adventurers -- The family story -- School stories -- Pony books -- Historical fiction -- Books for younger readers -- Teenage fiction: realism, romances, contemporary problem novels -- Metafictions and experimental work -- Major authors' work for children -- Books adopted by children -- Information books -- Children's magazines -- Children's book design -- Children's book publishing in Britain -- Children's book publishing in the USA -- Reviewing and scholarly journals -- Censorship -- Prizes and prizewinners -- Translation -- Radio, television, film, audio and video -- Story-telling -- Libraries and research collections -- What the authors tell us -- Reading and literacy -- Teenagers reading: developmental stages of reading literature -- Teaching fiction and poetry -- Teaching children's literature in higher education -- Librarianship -- Bibliotherapy and psychology -- Publishing for special needs -- The world of children's literature: an introduction -- Culture and developing countries -- British children's literature: a historical overview -- Scotland -- Wales -- Ireland -- The Nordic countries -- The Netherlands -- France -- Spain -- Portugal -- Germany -- German children's literature from the eighteenth to the twentieth century -- The German Democratic Republic -- Switzerland -- Austria -- Italy -- Greece -- Russia -- Eastern Europe -- Turkey -- Hebrew and Israeli -- The Arab world -- Africa -- English-speaking Africa -- French-speaking Africa -- The Indian Sub-continent -- The Far East -- China -- Japan -- Australia -- New Zealand -- Canada -- English-speaking Canada -- French-speaking Canada -- Children's literature in the USA: a historical overview -- Central and South America and the Caribbean
Analysis ChildreÇıs literature -- Encyclopedias
ChildreÇıs literature -- History and criticism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Children -- Books and reading -- Encyclopedias.
Children's literature -- Encyclopedias.
Children's literature -- History and criticism.
Children's literature -- Encyclopedias.
Children's literature -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias.
Author Hunt, Peter, 1945-
Ray, Sheila G. Bannister.
LC no. 95033448
ISBN 0415088569