By Maria Nikolajeva
The chapters are prepared round widespread and simply famous gains of literary texts (e.g. writer, style, character). Theoretical matters are illustrated by means of particular texts from the North American kid's literature canon. The ebook explores the actual aesthetics of kid's fiction and the methods severe idea can be utilized to kid's texts, whereas closing obtainable to a faculty readership with no earlier really good wisdom of literary conception. each one bankruptcy incorporates a brief advent to a particular theoretical strategy (e.g. semiotics, feminist, psychoanalytic), an instance of its software to a literary textual content, a couple of actions (study questions, examining exercises), and proposals for extra explorations.
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