International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature by Sheila Ray

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The International Companion Encyclopedia answers these questions and provides comprehensive coverage of children's literature from a wide range of perspectives. Over 80 substantial essays by world experts include Iona Opie on the oral tradition, Gillian Avery on family stories and Michael Rosen on audio, TV and other media. The Companion covers a broad range of topics, from the fairy tale to critical theory, from the classics to comics.
Structure The Companion is divided into five sections:
1) Theory and Critical Approaches
2) Types and Genres
3) The Context of Children's Literature
4) Applications of Children's Literature
5) The World of Children's Literature
Each essay is followed by references and suggestions for further reading. The volume is fully indexed.

About Sheila Ray

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Peter Hunt is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He has taught at Vassar and Davidson Colleges, the University of Colorado, and Harvard University, and his publications include articles in top academic journals and edited collections. His first book was Slaves, Warfare, and Ideology in the Greek Historians (Cambridge, 1998).
Published September 2, 2003 by Routledge. 933 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Parenting & Relationships, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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