Apr 20, 2021
Children's Literature Studies: A Research Handbook
Posted by M.O. Grenby Kimberley Reynolds

Children s literature is a rapidly expanding field of research which presents students and researchers with a number of practical and intellectual challenges This research handbook is the first devoted to the specialist skills and complexities of studying children s literature at university level Bringing together the expertise of leading international scholars, it combChildren s literature is a rapidly expanding field of research which presents students and researchers with a number of practical and intellectual challenges This research handbook is the first devoted to the specialist skills and complexities of studying children s literature at university level Bringing together the expertise of leading international scholars, it combines practical advice with in depth discussion of critical approaches Wide ranging in approach, Children s Literature Studies A Research Handbook Considers children s literature in its fullest sense, examining visual texts such as picturebooks , films, computer games and other transformed texts, as well as traditional modes of writing for children Offers a step by step guide to devising, starting and carrying out a research project such as a dissertation or thesis , and advice on what kinds of research it is possible and profitable to undertake Surveys the different methodologies and theoretical approaches used by children s literature scholars Includes case studies, questions and exercises to reinforce ideas discussed in each chapter Provides lists of further reading and a specialist glossary that will remain a useful reference resource This handbook will be an essential companion for those studying children s literature, whether as undergraduates, postgraduates, or beyond.

  • Title: Children's Literature Studies: A Research Handbook
  • Author: M.O. Grenby Kimberley Reynolds
  • ISBN: 9780230525542
  • Page: 303
  • Format: Paperback
  • Children s Literature Studies A Research Handbook Children s literature is a rapidly expanding field of research which presents students and researchers with a number of practical and intellectual challenges This research handbook is the first devote

    LH Johnson

    This is the book I d have wanted before I did my MA in Children s Literature That s not to cast aspersions on my MA which was, to be brief, one of the best accidents that ever happened to me , but rather to illustrate the differences that occur when researching children s literature as opposed to, say, interrogating Romeo and Juliet.Split into six parts, with several chapters in each, this book covers a substantial amount of ground It discusses children s literature research skills, looks at how [...]


    Norman

    An excellent introduction the field of research into children s literature Refreshing to see that picture books and even comic books are included Rosemary Ross Johnston s section on Analysing visual texts tools and terminologies is superb and a very practical toolkit for the above If we can study film, why not children s books which to be honest have a bigger influence in my opinion.



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