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Children's Literature Collections: Approaches to Research by Keith O'Sullivan,Pádraic Whyte

By Keith O'Sullivan,Pádraic Whyte

This ebook presents students, either nationwide and overseas, with a foundation for complicated examine in children’s literature in collections. studying books for kids released throughout 5 centuries, amassed from the collections in Dublin, this targeted quantity advances factors in amassing, librarianship, schooling, and children’s literature experiences extra generally. It enables procedures of discovery and restoration that current a variety of pathways for researchers with different pursuits in children’s books to have interaction with collections. From publication histories, via bookselling, details on creditors, and histories of schooling to shut textual content analyses, it really is obtrusive that there are lots of ways to studying collections. during this quantity, 3 dominant ways emerge: historical past and canonicity, writer and textual content, beliefs and associations. via its concentrate on different fabrics, from fiction to textbooks, this quantity illuminates how towns can articulate a imaginative and prescient of kid's literature via specific collections and institutional practices. 

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