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by Karín Lesnik-Oberstein

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ISBN:
0198119984
Author:
Karín Lesnik-Oberstein
Category:
History & Criticism
Language:
English
Publisher:
Clarendon Press; 1 edition (June 23, 1994)
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264 pages
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The term children's literature criticism includes both generalist discussions of the relationship between children's literature and literary theory and literary analyses of a specific works of children's literature.

The term children's literature criticism includes both generalist discussions of the relationship between children's literature and literary theory and literary analyses of a specific works of children's literature. Some academics consider young adult literature to be included under the rubric of 'children's literature. Nearly every school of theoretical thought has been applied to children's literature, most commonly reader response (Chambers 1980) and new criticism.

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Synopsis The book argues that in fact, this same body of criticism - through often .

The book argues that in fact, this same body of criticism - through often contradictory versions of the 'child' - revels the realm of 'childhood' as one constructed by the adult reader. Karin Lesnik-Oberstein demonstrates that both this criticism and the texts it studies are underpinned by the narratives of the liberal arts' educational ideals and their attendant socio-political and personal ideologies.

Karin Lesnik-Oberstein demonstrates that both the criticism and the texts it. .

Karin Lesnik-Oberstein demonstrates that both the criticism and the texts it studies are underpinned by the narratives of the liberal arts' educational ideals and their attendant socio-political and personal ideologies. The author places literary discussion into the wider current debates about childhood in psychology and psychotherapy. The argument the children's literature critics use to prove the power of the good book is flawed in this way from the start.

Karin Lesnik-Oberstein demonstrates that both the criticism and the texts it studies are underpinned by the narratives of the liberal arts' educational ideals and their attendant socio-political. ISBN13:9780198119982.

The book argues that in fact, this same body of criticism - through often contradictory versions of the & - revels the realm of & as one constructed by the adult reader.

2000, Karin Lesnik-Oberstein and others published The Psychopathology of Everyday Children's Literature Criticism

The Lion and the Unicorn, 1. (1995) 211-222 In some recent criticism of books for children from the late Victorian and Edwardian period, there is a tendency to set up an opposition between fantasy and realism when discussing their representation of nature. This criticism often focuses on what is perceived as a general tendency on the part of children's writers in this period to idealize and romanticize childhood by depicting children or childlike figures leading an idyllic life in a rural environment.

Also by Karfn Lesnik-Oberstein CHILDREN'S LITERATURE: Criticism and the Fictional Child. No reproduetion, copy or transmission of this publication may be made without written permission.

CHILDREN’S LITERATURE: Criticism and the Fictional Child CHILDREN IN CULTURE . p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index.

CHILDREN’S LITERATURE: Criticism and the Fictional Child CHILDREN IN CULTURE: Approaches to Childhood (e. CHILDREN IN LITERATURE (special section of The Yearbook of English Studies) (e. 1. Children’s literature, English – History and criticism. 2. Children – Books and reading – English-speaking countries. I. Lesnik-Obserstein, Karín. C496 2004 82. ’9282-dc22. 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 13 12 11 10 09 08 07 06 05 04. This lively polemic represents a significant rethinking of the idea of childhood and approaches to children's literature.

An original and lucid study of the figure of the child as it is presented in the rapidly expanding field of criticism of children's literature, this book argues that this body of criticism reveals the realm of childhood as constructed by the adult reader. Karin Lesnik-Oberstein demonstrates that both the criticism and the texts it studies are underpinned by the narratives of the liberal arts' educational ideals and their attendant socio-political and personal ideologies. The author places literary discussion into the wider current debates about childhood in psychology and psychotherapy. This lively polemic represents a significant rethinking of the idea of childhood and approaches to children's literature.