Radical Children's Literature: Future Visions and Aesthetic Transformations in Juvenile Fiction

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Palgrave Macmillan, May 15, 2007 - Literary Criticism - 248 pages
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Radical Children's Literature reappraises the place of children's literature in culture, showing it to be a creative space where writers and illustrators try out new ideas - about books, society, and the possibilities for narrative in an age of instant communication and multi-media. It looks at the stories young people are given about the world and themselves, and how these interact with changing childhoods and new technologies.

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KIMBERLEY REYNOLDS is Professor of Children's Literature in the School of English at Newcastle University, UK, and President of the International Research Society for Children's Literature. Previously she founded and directed the National Centre for Research in Children's Literature at Roehampton University, UK. Her publications span historical, theoretical and contemporary aspects of the field.

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