Understanding Children's Literature

Synopsis

This book offers a systematic introduction to some of the essential concepts necessary for the study of children's literature. Incorporating thirteen essays from the highly-acclaimed International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature, the chapters guide the reader through the most relevant areas of criticism and theory and summarize their contexts and application.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Peter Hunt
  • Karín Lesnik-Oberstein
  • Tony Watkins
  • Charles Sarland
  • John Stephens
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 1999