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Title:
Sticks and stones : the troublesome success of children's literature from Slovenly Peter to Harry Potter
Author:
Zipes, Jack, 1937-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : b Routledge, c 2001.
Physical Description:
xiv, 213 pages : b illustrations ; c 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Preface -- ch. 1. The cultural homogenization of American children -- ch. 2. Do you know what we are doing to your books? -- ch. 3. Why children's literature does not exist -- ch. 4. The value of evaluating the value of children's literature -- ch. 5. Wanda Gág's Americanization of the Grimm's fairy tales -- ch. 6. The contamination of the fairy tale -- ch. 7. The wisdom and folly of storytelling -- ch. 8. The perverse delight of Shockheaded Peter -- ch. 9. The phenomenon of Harry Potter, or why all the talk?
ISBN:
9780415928113
Format :
Book