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Is part of Critical Approaches to Children's Literature 2011 series - publisher criticism
Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Contemporary Children's Literature and Film
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Bringing together leading and emerging scholars, this book argues for the significance of theory for reading texts written and produced for young people. Integrating perspectives from across feminism, ecocriticism, postcolonialism and poststructuralism, it demonstrates how these inform approaches to a range of contemporary literature and film (publisher website).


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* Contents derived from the New York (City), New York (State),
United States of America (USA),
Palgrave Macmillan , 2011 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Schemas and Scripts : Cognitive Instruments and the Representation of Cultural Diversity in Children's Literature, John Stephens , single work criticism
Stephens discusses the use of script and schema as strategies for the representation of cultural diversity in Australian children's literature.
(p. 12-35)
Local and Global : Cultural Globalization, Consumerism and Children's Fiction, Elizabeth Bullen , Kerry Mallan , single work criticism (p. 57-78)
Children as Ecocitizens : Ecocriticism and Environmental Texts, Geraldine Massey , Clare Bradford , single work criticism

This chapter provides an overview of ecocriticism, discussing the extent to which children's environmental texts mobilise concept and approaches from this field.

(p. 109-126)
All That Matters : Technoscience, Critical Theory, and Children's Fiction, Kerry Mallan , single work criticism (p. 147-167)

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