Telling children's stories : narrative theory and children's literature / edited by Mike Cadden

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Subjects: Children's literature--History and criticism
Narration (Rhetoric)
Children's literature--Authorship
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2010
Series: Frontiers of narrative
Frontiers of narrative
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: xxv, 317 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction / Mike Cadden
1. Telling Old Tales Newly: Intertextuality in Young Adult Fiction for Girls / Elisabeth Rose Gruner 3
2. Familiarity Breeds a Follwing: Transcending the Formulaic in the Snicket Series / Danielle Russell 22
3. The Power of Secrets: Backwards Construction and the Children's Detective Story / Chris McGee 44
4. Focalization in Children's Picture Books: Who See in Words and Pictures? / Angela Yannicoupoulou 65
5. No Consonance, No Consolation: John Burningham's Time to Get Out of the Bath, Shirley / Magdalena Sikorska 86
6. Telling the Story, Breaking the Boundaries: Metafication and the Enhancement of Children's Literary Development in The Bravest Ever Bear and the Story of the Falling Star / Alexandra Lewis 100
7. Perceiving The Red Tree: Narrative Repair, Writerly Metaphor, and Sensible Anarchy / Andrea Schwenke Wyile 120
8. Now Playing: Silent Cinema and Picture-Book Montage / Nathalie Op De Beeck 140
9. Uncle Tom Melodrama with a Modern Point of View: Haper Lees To Kill a Mockingbird / Holly Blackford 165
10. The Identification Fallacy: Perspective and Subjectivity in Children's Literature / Maria Nikolajeva 187
11. The Development of Hebrew Children's Literature: From Men Pulling Children Along to Women Meeting Them Whre They Are / Dana Keren-Yaar 209
12. Shifting Words: Constructing the Subject, Narrative, and History in Historical Time Shifs / Susan Stewart 231
13. "Whose Woods These Are I Think I Know": Narrative Theory and Diana Wynne Jones's Hexwood / Martha Hixon 251
14. "Time No Longer": The Context (s) of Time in Tom's Midnight Garden / Angelika Zirker 268
Further Reading 293
Contributors 303
Index 307
Additional Authors: Cadden, Michael
Notes: LCCN: 2010018219
ISBN: 9780803215689 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0803215681 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Introduction / Mike Cadden -- Part 1. Genre templates and transformations; Telling old tales newly: intertextuality in young adult fiction for girls / Elisabeth Rose Gruner; Familiarity breeds a following: Transcending the formulaic in the Snicket series / Danielle Russell; The power of secrets: backwards construction and the children's detective story / Chris McGee -- Part 2. Approaches to the picture book: focalization in children's picture books: who sees in words and pictures? / Angela Yannicopoulou; No consonance, no consolation: John Burningham's Time to get out of the bath, Shirley / Magdalena Sikorska; Telling the story, breaking the boundaries: metafiction and the enhancement of children's literary development in The bravest ever bear and The story of the falling star / Alexandra Lewis; Perceiving the red tree: narrative repair, writerly metaphor, and sensible anarchy / Andrea Schwenke Wyile; Now playing: silent cinema and picture-book montage / Nathalie op de Beeck -- Part 3. Narrators and implied readers: Uncle Tom melodrama with a modern point of view: Harper Lee's To kill a mockingbird / Holly Blackford; The identification fallacy: perspective and subjectivity in children's literature / Maria Nikolajeva; The development of Hebrew children's literature: from men pulling children along to women meeting them where they are / Dana Keren-Yaar -- Part 4. Narrative time: shifting worlds: constructing the subject, narrative, and history in historical time shifts / Susan Stewart; "Whose woods these are I think I know": narrative theory and Diana Wynne Jones's Hexwood / Martha Hixon; "Time no longer": the context(s) of time in Tom's midnight garden / Angelika Zirker
OCLC Number: 555650117
ISBN/ISSN: 9780803215689