Apr 21, 2021
Over the Rainbow: Queer Children's and Young Adult Literature
Posted by Kenneth B. Kidd

Over the Rainbow is lively, engaging, and thoughtful More to the point, the field of children s literature needs such a collection Katherine Capshaw Smith, University of ConnecticutIn spite of the growing critical interest concerning gender and sexual nonnormativity in and around narratives written for young readers, no book length volume on the subject has yet appea Over the Rainbow is lively, engaging, and thoughtful More to the point, the field of children s literature needs such a collection Katherine Capshaw Smith, University of ConnecticutIn spite of the growing critical interest concerning gender and sexual nonnormativity in and around narratives written for young readers, no book length volume on the subject has yet appeared Over the Rainbow Queer Children s and Young Adult Literature is the first collection of essays dedicated to LGBTQ issues in children s literature Bringing together significant essays and introducing new work, Over the Rainbow is intended to serve both as a scholarly reference and as a textbook for students of children s studies gender queer studies and related disciplines such as English, history, sociology, and education Editors Michelle Ann Abate and Kenneth Kidd showcase important essays on the subject of LGBTQ children s and young adult literature including Harriet the Spy, Rainbow Boys, Little Women, the Harry Potter series, and A Separate Peace while providing a provisional history of both the literature and the scholarship and examining the field s origins, current status, and possible future orientations.Over the Rainbow collects essays by Jes Battis, Robin Bernstein, Thomas Crisp, June Cummins, Elizabeth A Ford, Sherrie A Inness, Christine A Jenkins, Vanessa Wayne Lee, Biddy Martin, Robert McRuer, Claudia Nelson, Jody Norton, Tison

  • Title: Over the Rainbow: Queer Children's and Young Adult Literature
  • Author: Kenneth B. Kidd
  • ISBN: 9780472051465
  • Page: 294
  • Format: Paperback
  • Over the Rainbow Queer Children s and Young Adult Literature Over the Rainbow is lively engaging and thoughtful More to the point the field of children s literature needs such a collection Katherine Capshaw Smith University of ConnecticutIn spite of the gro

    Jessica

    Several of the articles were one s I had read in other places, but having everything in one place is invaluable The introduction was amazing and really helped set the tone for the rest of the work.



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