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Telling Children's Stories : Narrative Theory and Children's Literature.

Author/Creator:
Cadden, Michael.
Publication:
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (347 pages)
Series:
Frontiers of Narrative
Frontiers of Narrative
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Subjects:
Children's literature -- History and criticism.
Narration (Rhetoric).
Children's literature -- Authorship.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
The most accessible approach yet to children's literature and narrative theory, Telling Children's Stories is a comprehensive collection of never-before-published essays by an international slate of scholars that offers a broad yet in-depth assessment of narrative strategies unique to children's literature.
Contents:
Intro
Title Page
Copyright Page
Table of Contents
Introduction
Part One: Genre Templates and Transformations
1. Telling Old Tales Newly: Intertextuality in Young Adult Fiction for Girls
2. Familiarity Breeds a Following: Transcending the Formulaicin the Snicket Series
3. The Power of Secrets: Backwards Construction and the Children's Detective Story
Part Two: Approaches to the Picture Book
4. Focalization in Children's Picture Books: Who Sees in Words and Pictures?
5. No Consonance, No Consolation: John Burningham's Time to Get Out of the Bath, Shirley
6. Telling the Story, Breaking the Boundaries: Metafiction and the Enhancement of Children's Literary Development inThe Bravest Ever Bear and The Story of the Falling Star
7. Perceiving The Red Tree: Narrative Repair, Writerly Metaphor, and Sensible Anarchy
8. Now Playing: Silent Cinema and Picture-Book Montage
Part Three: Narrators and Implied Readers
9. Uncle Tom Melodrama with a Modern Point of View: Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird
10. The Identification Fallacy: Perspective and Subjectivity in Children's Literature
11. The Development of Hebrew Children's Literature: From Men Pulling Children Along to Women Meeting Them Where They Are
Part Four: Narrative Time
12. Shifting Worlds: Constructing the Subject, Narrative, and History in Historical Time Shifts
13. "Whose Woods These Are I Think I Know": Narrative Theory and Diana Wynne Jones's Hexwood
14. "Time No Longer: The Context(s) of Time in Tom's Midnight Garden
Further Reading
Contributors
Index.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Cadden, Michael Telling Children's Stories
ISBN:
9780803234093
9780803215689
OCLC:
699475343