Literature for Children: Contemporary Criticism

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Ahlberg, J. and A. (1986) The Jolly Postman, London: Heinemann.
Bettelheim, B. (1976) The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales, New York: Knopf.
Burningham, J. (1984) Granpa, London: Cape.
Chambers, A. (1982) Plays for Young People to Read and Perform, South Woodchester, Glos.: Thimble Press.
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Derrida, J. (1976) Of Grammatology, Trans. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press.
Hearne, B. (1991) 'Research in children's literature in the US and Canada: problems and possibilities', in The International Youth Library (ed.) Children's Literature Research, International Resources and Exchange, Munich: K.G. Saur.
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Meek, M. (1988) How Texts Teach What Readers Learn, South Woodchester, Glos.: Thimble Press.
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Newton, K.M. (1986) In Defence of Literary Interpretation, London: Macmillan.
Nodelman, P. (1985) 'Interpretation and the apparent sameness of children's novels', Studies in the Literary Imagination 18(2) Fall: 5-20.
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Reynolds, K. (1990) Girls Only? Gender and Popular Fiction in Britain, 1880-1910, Hemel Hempstead: Harvester Wheatsheaf.


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