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Postmodern Picturebooks: Play, Parody, and Self-Referentiality


reviewed by Lourdes Diaz Soto August 07, 2008

coverTitle: Postmodern Picturebooks: Play, Parody, and Self-Referentiality
Author(s): Lawrence R. Sipe and Sylvia Pantaleo
Publisher: Routledge, New York
ISBN: 0415962102, Pages: 268, Year: 2008
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How has the (post) modern picture book evolved? How do children make sense of (post)modern depictions? What might we learn from international picture books?  These are just some of the questions that this edited volume begins to answer. Postmodern picturebooks: Play, parody, and self-referentiality is one of the edited volumes of the Routledge Research in Education Series. The piece is edited by Lawrence R. Sipe, Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania, and Sylvia Pantaleo, Associate Professor at the University of Victoria. The chapter contributors represent international contexts including the United Kingdom, Australia, Sweden, United States, and Canada while including seasoned scholars as well as graduate students. The purpose of this intriguing book is to offer readers recent research, theoretical frameworks, definitions related to the topic at hand, historical depictions, literature reviews, as well as practical pedagogical applications. The impetus for this edited piece is to... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: August 07, 2008
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 15328, Date Accessed: 12/17/2017 7:07:46 AM

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