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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 Machinic Liaisons : Death's Dance with Children in Markus Zusak's The Book Thief
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    y separately published work icon Global Perspectives on Death in Children's Literature Lesley D. Clement (editor), Leyli Jamali (editor), New York (City) : Routledge , 2015 9615847 2015 anthology criticism

    'This volume visits death in children's literature from around the world, making a substantial contribution to the dialogue between the expanding fields of Childhood Studies, Children's Literature, and Death Studies. Considering both textual and pictorial representations of death, contributors focus on the topic of death in children's literature as a physical reality, a philosophical concept, a psychologically challenging adjustment, and/or a social construct. Essays covering literature from the US, Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Canada, the UK, Sweden, Germany, Poland, Bulgaria, Brazil, Czechoslovakia, the Soviet Union, India, and Iran display a diverse range of theoretical and cultural perspectives. Carefully organized sections interrogate how classic texts have been adapted for the twenty-first century, how death has been politicized, ritualized, or metaphorized, and visual strategies for representing death, and how death has been represented within the context of play. Asking how different cultures present the concept of death to children, this volume is the first to bring together a global range of perspective on death in children's literature and will be a valuable contribution to an array of disciplines.' (Publication summary)

    New York (City) : Routledge , 2015
    pg. 255-269
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