Affect  Emotion  and Children   s Literature

Affect Emotion and Children s Literature


  • Author : Kristine Moruzi
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-09-01
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781351971638


Affect Emotion and Children s Literature Book Description :

This volume explores the relationship between representation, affect, and emotion in texts for children and young adults. It demonstrates how texts for young people function as tools for emotional socialisation, enculturation, and political persuasion. The collection provides an introduction to this emerging field and engages with the representation of emotions, ranging from shame, grief, and anguish to compassion and happiness, as psychological and embodied states and cultural constructs with ideological significance. It also explores the role of narrative empathy in relation to emotional socialisation and to the ethics of representation in relation to politics, social justice, and identity categories including gender, ethnicity, disability, and sex...

Representing Children in Chinese and U S  Children s Literature

Representing Children in Chinese and U S Children s Literature


  • Author : Claudia Nelson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-04-08
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781317065975


Representing Children in Chinese and U S Children s Literature Book Description :

Bringing together children’s literature scholars from China and the United States, this collection provides an introduction to the scope and goals of a field characterized by active but also distinctive scholarship in two countries with very different rhetorical traditions. The volume’s five sections highlight the differences between and overlapping concerns of Chinese and American scholars, as they examine children’s literature with respect to cultural metaphors and motifs, historical movements, authorship, didacticism, important themes, and the current status of and future directions for literature and criticism. Wide-ranging and admirably ambitious in its encouragement of communication between scholars from two major nations, Representing Ch...

Pictures of Health

Pictures of Health


  • Author : Noreen Wetton
  • Publisher : Folens Limited
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Citizenship
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  • ISBN 10 : 0947882952


Pictures of Health Book Description :

Pictures of Health offers essential and imaginative ideas and activities to enrich the teaching of PSHE with children aged OJFL years. Provides an interesting variety of ways to deliver and display childrens work in PSHE....

Children s Literature and Learner Empowerment

Children s Literature and Learner Empowerment


  • Author : Janice Bland
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2013-07-22
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781441165992


Children s Literature and Learner Empowerment Book Description :

Children's literature can be a powerful way to encourage and empower EFL students but is less commonly used in the classroom than adult literature. This text provides a comprehensive introduction to children's and young adult literature in EFL teaching. It demonstrates the complexity of children's literature and how it can encourage an active community of second language readers: with multilayered picturebooks, fairy tales, graphic novels and radical young adult fiction. It examines the opportunities of children's literature in EFL teacher education, including: the intertexuality of children's literature as a gate-opener for canonised adult literature; the rich patterning of children's literature supporting Creative Writing; the potential of interact...

Children s Literature in Second Language Education

Children s Literature in Second Language Education


  • Author : Janice Bland
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2013-03-28
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781441182760


Children s Literature in Second Language Education Book Description :

Bringing together leading scholars and teacher educators from across the world, from Europe and the USA to Asia, this book presents the latest research and new perspectives into the uses of children's literature in second language teaching for children and young adults. Children's Literature in Second Language Education covers such topics as extensive reading, creative writing in the language classroom, the use of picturebooks and graphic novels in second language teaching and the potential of children's literature in promoting intercultural education. The focus throughout the book is on creative approaches to language teaching, from early years through to young adult learners, making this book an essential read for those studying or embarking on sec...

Harriet  You ll Drive Me Wild
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Harriet You ll Drive Me Wild


  • Author : Mem Fox
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
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  • ISBN 10 : 0152045988


Harriet You ll Drive Me Wild Book Description :

When a young girl has a series of mishaps at home one day, her mother tries not to lose her temper--and does not quite succeed....

Reading for Learning

Reading for Learning


  • Author : Maria Nikolajeva
  • Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2014-06-15
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9789027269959


Reading for Learning Book Description :

How does reading fiction affect young people? How can they transfer fictional experience into real life? Why do they care about fictional characters? How does fiction enhance young people's sense of self-hood? Supported by cognitive psychology and brain research, this ground-breaking book is the first study of young readers' cognitive and emotional engagement with fiction. It explores how fiction stimulates perception, attention, imagination and other cognitive activity, and opens radically new ways of thinking about literature for young readers. Examining a wide range of texts for a young audience, from picturebooks to young adult novels, the combination of cognitive criticism and children’s literature theory also offers significant insights for l...

Childrens Literature and the Politics of Equality

Childrens Literature and the Politics of Equality


  • Author : Pat Pinsent
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-07-04
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134091027


Childrens Literature and the Politics of Equality Book Description :

First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Growing and Knowing  A Selection Guide for Children s Literature

Growing and Knowing A Selection Guide for Children s Literature


  • Author : Mary Trim
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release Date : 2004-01-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783598440076


Growing and Knowing A Selection Guide for Children s Literature Book Description :

The primary function of this book is to serve as a guide to the selection of books for children, recognizing the vast range of books published and the individual rates of reading and social development of different children....

Children s Literature

Children s Literature


  • Author : Elizabeth Lennox Keyser
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780300088915


Children s Literature Book Description :

Articles of this book - Donelle Ruwe Guarding the British Bible from Rousseau; Ruth Carver Capasso Philanthropy in Nineteenth-Century French Children’s Literature; Ken Parille 'Wake up, and be a man'; Claudia Nelson Drying the Orphan’s Tear; Kate Lawson The 'Disappointed' House; Fern Kory Once upon a Time in Aframerica; Laura B. Comoletti and Michael D. C. Drout How They Do Things with Words; Philip Nel 'Never overlook the art of the seemingly simple'; Sandra Beckett Parodic Play with Paintings in Picture Books; Clare Bradford The End of Empire?...