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Constructing the canon of children"s literature

beyond library walls and ivory towers

by Anne H. Lundin

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s literature, American -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.,
  • Children"s literature, English -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.,
  • Children -- Books and reading.,
  • Canon (Literature)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 161-166) and index.

    StatementAnne Lundin.
    SeriesChildren"s literature and culture
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS490 .L86 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 178 p. ;
    Number of Pages178
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3288819M
    ISBN 100815338414
    LC Control Number2004001366

      Harry Potter is a global literary phenomenon but where does JK Rowling's creation figure in the canon of children's literature? Rowling has been compared to Enid Blyton Rowling's unparalleled readership of millions of people worldwide and the critical activity around her books invite comparison with the works of classic children's writers Roald. Children’s literature, the body of written works and accompanying illustrations produced in order to entertain or instruct young people. The genre encompasses a wide range of works, including acknowledged classics of world literature, picture books and easy-to-read stories written exclusively for.

    In fiction and literature, the canon is the collection of works considered representative of a period or genre. The collected works of William Shakespeare, for instance, would be part of the canon of western literature, since his writing and writing style has had a significant impact on Author: Esther Lombardi. A classic is a book, or any other work of art, accepted as being exemplary or noteworthy, for example through an imprimatur such as being listed in a list of great books, or through a reader's personal gh the term is often associated with the Western canon, it can be applied to works of literature, music and art, etc. from all traditions, such as the Chinese classics or the Vedas.

    Despite this clear indication of the merits of multicultural literature, a concurrent body of research has found that there is a historic and current lack of culturally authentic literature in the existing literary canon for children including classics, Newbery Medal and Caldecott books, tradebooks, best sellers.   On the heels of the year's best children's books comes a magnificent embodiment of that ethos in The Graphic Canon of Children's Literature" -Maria Popova, Brain Pickings "These dazzlingly varied renderings run the gamut from haunting to comical while offering visceral reminders that children's stories are often densely layered, infinitely /5().


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In this pioneering historical study, Anne Lundin argues that schools, libraries, professional organizations, and the media together create and influence the constantly changing canon of children's literature/5(4).

Constructing the Canon of Children's Literature In this pioneering historical study, Anne Lundin argues that schools, libraries, professional organizations, and the media together create and influence the constantly changing canon of children's by: Book Description.

In this pioneering historical study, Anne Lundin argues that schools, libraries, professional organizations, and the media together create and influence the constantly changing canon of children's literature.

Lundin examines the circumstances out of which the canon emerges, and its effect on the production of children's literature. Constructing the Canon of Children's Literature: Beyond Library Walls and Ivory Towers (Children's Literature and Culture) Anne Lundin In this pioneering historical study, Anne Lundin argues that schools, libraries, professional organizations, and the media together create and influence the constantly changing canon of children's literature.

Constructing the Canon of Children's Literature: Beyond Library Walls and Ivory Towers. In this pioneering historical study, Anne Lundin. Anne Lundin is the author of Constructing the Canon of Children's Literature ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Defining Print Cult /5.

Of children’s books published inthough, only percent featured a person of color. Inthis number doubled to 22 percent, but white is still the “default identity.” James Qin, a junior at Johns Hopkins University, says that in high school he “always assumed that people [in books] were white, unless otherwise specified.”.

In this pioneering historical study, Anne Lundin argues that schools, libraries, professional organizations, and the media together create and influence the constantly changing canon of children's literature.

Lundin examines the circumstances out of which the canon emerges, and its effect on the production of children's : Anne Lundin. The word canon originally meant a measuring rod or standard of measure. It was applied to the Old Testament as Jewish leaders determined which books should or should not be viewed as Scripture.

According to the Jewish historian Josephus, the thirty-nine books of the Old Testament were brought together during the life of Ezra (Neh. The Old. Constructing the Canon of Children's Literature by Anne Lundin,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(4).

Consider this list as my personal take on the canon of American children's picture book canon - a compilation of thirty books that are popularly regarded as important and influential in shaping American culture and identity. Keep in mind that these books are for the six and under crowd (kindergarden, preschool and those young at heart like me).

Constructing the canon of children's literature: beyond library walls and ivory towers. New York: Routledge. ISBN A scholarly examination of canons of children's literature. Silvey, Anita, ed. Children's books and their creators.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. ISBN Looking at the ways in which university professors and librarians attempted to construct a canon of children's literature during the twentieth century, Anne Lundin draws upon her professional experiences, wide-ranging research, and personal encounters with children's : Kathy Piehl.

The original three-volume anthology The Graphic Canon presented the world's classic literature—from ancient times to the late twentieth century—as eye-popping comics, illustrations, and other visual forms. In this follow-up volume, young people's literature through the ages is given new life by the best comics artists and illustrators.

Synopsis In this pioneering historical study, Anne Lundin argues that schools, libraries, professional organizations, and the media together create and influence the constantly changing canon of children's literature.

Lundin examines the circumstances out of which the canon emerges, and its effect on the production of children's : Anne Lundin. So although it'd be foolish to claim that literary prizes have ever served as much of a guide to anything, here's today's question: how close can we get to a canon in children's literature.

I sometimes find myself looking for a book to read to my class that will serve as an example of good character or act as a literary pep talk. It might be a book on fairness after an especially tough recess, a book on honesty after someone’s eraser collection goes missing, or maybe a book on perseverance to let a student who is feeling challenged know that it will all work out.

We should share great works of literature – the literary canon – with all of our students. We should ‘use books rightly‘ as John Ruskin advised.

This statement should appear self-evident. There should be little debate. But, of course, there is a great deal of debate.

The 14th International Child and the Book Conference (CBC): Beyond the Canon (of Children’s Literature) 8 – 10 May Zadar, Croatia. The International Conference The Child and the Book, launched in London inhas since taken place in different countries (Belgium, UK, Turkey, USA, Canada, Norway, Italy, Greece, Portugal, Poland, and Spain).Constructing the canon of children's literature: beyond library walls and ivory towers.

[Anne H Lundin] -- "In this historical study, Anne Lundin explores how the garden of children's classics took root through the agency of two cultural institutions - the children's library and the academy.15 Adorable Children's Books For Your Little Architect Some kids wonder how babies are made and some kids wonder how you get a bridge to stay up in the wind.

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