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“For Young Revolutionists”: Children's Literature and the Communist Milieu, 1925–1935

Julia L. Mickenberg

in Learning from the Left: Children's Literature, the Cold War, and Radical Politics in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195152807
eISBN:
9780199788903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152807.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores how proletarian or revolutionary children's literature produced under the aegis of the Communist Party set precedents for popular children's literature produced in the 1940s and ... More


Artful Dodgers: Reconceiving the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Marah Gubar

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336252
eISBN:
9780199868490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336252.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book proposes a fundamental reconception of the 19th-century attitude toward the child. The Romantic ideology of innocence spread more slowly than we think, it contends, and the people whom we ... More


Introduction: “Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast”

Marah Gubar

in Artful Dodgers: Reconceiving the Golden Age of Children's Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195336252
eISBN:
9780199868490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336252.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This introduction proposes that Golden Age children’s authors and members of the cult of the child were at best ambivalent and often hostile to the growing cultural pressure to conceive of children ... More


Introduction: Children's Literature as a “Wonderful Door”

Julia L. Mickenberg

in Learning from the Left: Children's Literature, the Cold War, and Radical Politics in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195152807
eISBN:
9780199788903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152807.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter opens with Howard Fast's Tony and the Wonderful Door (1952), which Fast wrote and self-published when he was blacklisted from most media because of his association with the ... More


Sikh Children’s Literature and Identity*

Toby B. Johnson

in Sikhism in Global Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075547
eISBN:
9780199082056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075547.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter describes the educational role of Sikh children’s literature (such as the Amar Chitra Katha comic books) and its influence on the development of a Sikh identity among the young. It ... More


Making Children’s Rights Widely Known

Jonathan Todres, Sarah Higinbotham, and Carol Bellamy

in Human Rights in Children's Literature: Imagination and the Narrative of Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190213343
eISBN:
9780190213367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190213343.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Chapter 1 sets out the theoretical foundations of this book, drawing on children’s rights law (in particular, the Convention on the Rights of the Child), human rights law, human rights education ... More


Children’s Books

Paul Turner

in Victorian Poetry, Drama and Miscellaneous Prose 1832–1890

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198122395
eISBN:
9780191671401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198122395.003.0020
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This large section of the period’s output has of late been much researched; but two broad statements made by experts in the field need taking with a pinch of salt. One is that most of these books are ... More


Fairy Tales on the Front Line: Reading Childhood, Class, and Culture

Samuel Perry

in Recasting Red Culture in Proletarian Japan: Childhood, Korea, and the Historical Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838935
eISBN:
9780824869557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838935.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

By following the many competing claims to childhood made by proletarian cultural workers in early twentieth-century Japan, this chapter traces the contours of revolutionary children's culture at a ... More


Kids, Fairy Tales, and the Uses of Enchantment

Kenneth B. Kidd

in Freud in Oz: At the Intersections of Psychoanalysis and Children's Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675821
eISBN:
9781452947709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675821.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on the psychoanalytic engagement with the fairy tale, from the foundational ideas of Freud and Jung to current fairy-tale studies. As educational psychologist Nicholas Tucker ... More


The Community of Language

Ross McKibbin

in Classes and Cultures: England 1918-1951

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198206729
eISBN:
9780191677298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206729.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter deals with the community of language — what people read and how they spoke. It looks at the development of a middlebrow literary culture and examines its social and political ... More


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