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Children’s Literature and New York City (Children's by Padraic Whyte,Keith O'Sullivan

By Padraic Whyte,Keith O'Sullivan

This assortment explores the importance of latest York urban in children’s literature, stressing literary, political, and societal affects on writing for kids from the 20th century to the current day. Contextualized in gentle of latest serious and cultural idea, the chapters research the various ways that children’s literature has engaged with ny urban as a urban area, either by way of (urban) realism and as an ‘idea’, comparable to the delusion of the town as a spot of chance, or different institutions. the gathering visits not just dominant issues, motifs, and tropes, but additionally the various narrative equipment hired to inform readers concerning the background, functionality, actual constitution, and conceptualization of recent York urban, acknowledging the shared or symbiotic courting among literature and town: simply as literature can provide creative ‘reality’ to town, the town has the aptitude to form the literary textual content. This booklet seriously engages with lots 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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