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Teaching children's fiction

Butler, Catherine, ed. 2006. Teaching children's fiction. Teaching the new English, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

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Abstract

The last decade has seen an unprecedented growth in the attention given to children's literature, both within the academy and beyond it. Children's fiction is now a vigorous and diverse area taught throughout the English-speaking world at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level, in English departments and in centres for the study of childhood, besides its longstanding role as a component of degrees in Education, Library and Information Studies. Teaching children's fiction is the result of a collaboration by a group of experienced teachers and scholars in the field, and explores the most effective ways to study and teach the subject. Each of the essays in this book focuses on a different aspect of children's literature studies, and blends expository information with ideas for practical classroom applications. Including a comprehensive collection of resources for those planning and teaching courses in children's fiction, this first book in the 'Teaching the New English' series will be invaluable for all higher-education teachers of children's fiction.

Item Type: Book
Book Type: Edited Book
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: English, Communication and Philosophy
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Children's literature; Study and teaching (Higher; Children's stories
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781403944948
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Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 08:32
URI: http://orca-mwe.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/79939

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