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Published: 14 April 2011

608 Pages


ISBN: 9780195379785

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The Oxford Handbook of Children's Literature

Edited by Julia Mickenberg and Lynne Vallone

Oxford Handbooks

  • Covers the principal critical and theoretical approaches for studying children's literature
  • Reviews relevant genres through readings of canonical and/or popular children's texts that are well-known and/or easily accessible
  • Offers an interdisciplinary approach to the field, including essays by scholars from History, Media Studies, and American Studies, as well as those with literature backgrounds who approach texts from multiple angles
  • Addresses non-tradiitonal forms of children's literature, such as comic strips, record albums and songs, films, graphic novels, and writings by children