Our Mythical Childhood... The Classics and Literature for Children and Young Adults

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BRILL, Nov 17, 2016 - Literary Criticism - 544 pages
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In The CLassics and Children's Literature between West and East a team of contributors from different continents offers a survey of the reception of Classical Antiquity in children’s and young adults’ literature by applying regional perspectives.
 

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Contents

What Is a Classic for Children and Young Adults?
1
In Search of Our Roots Classical References as a Shaper of Young Readers Identity
27
The Aesop Complex The Transformations of Fables in Response to Regional Challenges
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Daring the Darkness Classical Antiquity as a Filter for Critical Experiences
219
New Hope Classical References in the Mission of Preparing Children to Strive for a Better Future
307
Bibliography
453
Index
509
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