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By Padraic Whyte,Keith O'Sullivan

This assortment explores the importance of recent York urban in children’s literature, stressing literary, political, and societal impacts on writing for youth from the 20th century to the current day. Contextualized in gentle of up to date serious and cultural thought, the chapters research the various ways that children’s literature has engaged with big apple urban as a urban area, either when it comes to (urban) realism and as an ‘idea’, corresponding to the myth of town as a spot of chance, or different institutions. the gathering visits not just dominant issues, motifs, and tropes, but additionally the several narrative equipment hired to inform readers in regards to the heritage, functionality, actual constitution, and conceptualization of latest York urban, acknowledging the shared or symbiotic courting among literature and the town: simply as literature can provide creative ‘reality’ to town, town has the aptitude to form the literary textual content. This ebook seriously engages with many of the significant varieties and genres for children/young adults that discussion with ny urban, and considers such authors as Margaret clever Brown, Felice Holman, E. L. Konigsburg, Maurice Sendak, J. D. Salinger, John Donovan, Shaun Tan, Elizabeth Enright, and Patti Smith.


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