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Children's Literature: An Issues Approach, 3rd. ed.


reviewed by Barbara Kiefer - 1996

coverTitle: Children's Literature: An Issues Approach, 3rd. ed.
Author(s): Masha Rudman
Publisher: Addison Wesley , Reading
ISBN: 0801305373, Pages: 497, Year: 1994
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Although children’s literature had secured its place as an acceptable topic for scholarly criticism in the early decades roof this century, only recently have a variety of critical lenses been applied to it. There are some who see a child’s book as an aesthetic object and therefore look at a book for children with an eye to its literary qualities as well as its audience’s aesthetic responses. There are others who see a children’s book as a social/cultural document and critique it primarily on the grounds of its fidelity to cultural norms and values and its ability to convey positive messages about members of the culture it portrays. There are still others who see children’s books as teaching tools. These critics are most concerned with the lessons to be found in books, particularly moral lessons, and with the positive outcomes that might result from a child’s reading of a book. Masha... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 97 Number 4, 1996, p. 658-660
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1450, Date Accessed: 12/9/2019 3:08:54 AM

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