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By Padraic Whyte,Keith O'Sullivan

ISBN-10: 0415823021

ISBN-13: 9780415823029

This assortment explores the importance of recent York urban in children’s literature, stressing literary, political, and societal impacts on writing for youth from the 20th century to the current day. Contextualized in mild of latest serious and cultural thought, the chapters research the various ways that children’s literature has engaged with long island urban as a urban area, either by way of (urban) realism and as an ‘idea’, equivalent to the delusion of the town as a spot of chance, or different institutions. the gathering visits not just dominant subject matters, motifs, and tropes, but additionally the several narrative equipment hired to inform readers concerning the historical past, functionality, actual constitution, and conceptualization of latest York urban, acknowledging the shared or symbiotic courting among literature and the town: simply as literature may give inventive ‘reality’ to the town, town has the aptitude to form the literary textual content. This e-book severely engages with lots of the significant kinds and genres for children/young adults that discussion with long island urban, and considers such authors as Margaret clever Brown, Felice Holman, E. L. Konigsburg, Maurice Sendak, J. D. Salinger, John Donovan, Shaun Tan, Elizabeth Enright, and Patti Smith.


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