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The Gothic in Children's Literature
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Anna Jackson, Roderick McGillis, Karen Coats
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-11 - Publisher: Routledge

From creepy picture books to Harry Potter, Lemony Snicket, the Spiderwick Chronicles, and countless vampire series for young adult readers, fear has become a dominant mode of entertainment for young readers. The last two decades have seen an enormous growth in the critical study of two very different genres, the
New Directions in Children’s Gothic
Language: en
Pages: 194
Authors: Anna Jackson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-27 - Publisher: Routledge

Children’s literature today is dominated by the gothic mode, and it is in children’s gothic fictions that we find the implications of cultural change most radically questioned and explored. This collection of essays looks at what is happening in the children’s Gothic now when traditional monsters have become the heroes,
Under the Bed, Creeping
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: Michael Howarth
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-02 - Publisher: McFarland

"The study is fascinating, revealing clear links among psychology, literature, and education.... Howarth's enthusiasm for the texts and for the genre makes the book entertaining as well as educational...recommended"--Choice From Puritan tracts and chapbooks to fairy tales and Victorian poems, from zombies and werewolves to ghosts and vampires, the gothic
The Gothic in Children's Literature
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Duncan Burnes
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher:

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Twenty-First-Century Children's Gothic
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Chloe Germaine Buckley
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-07 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Examines how Singapore cinema functions as a national cinema