Download e-book for iPad: Critical Approaches to Food in Children’s Literature by Kara K. Keeling,Scott T. Pollard

By Kara K. Keeling,Scott T. Pollard

ISBN-10: 0415963664

ISBN-13: 9780415963664

Critical techniques to meals in Children’s Literature is the 1st scholarly quantity at the subject, connecting kid's literature to the burgeoning self-discipline of foodstuff experiences. Following the lead of historians like Mark Kurlansky, Jeffrey Pilcher and Massimo Montanari, who use foodstuff as a basic node for realizing heritage, the essays during this quantity current nutrients as a multivalent signifier in children’s literature, and make a robust argument for its principal position in literature and literary thought.

Written by way of probably the most revered students within the box, the essays among those covers take on texts from the 19th century (Rudyard Kipling’s Kim) to the modern (Dave Pilkey’s Captain Underpants series), the U.S. multicultural (Asian-American) to the overseas (Ireland, Brazil, Mexico). Spanning genres comparable to photo books, bankruptcy books, well known media, and children’s cookbooks, participants make the most of quite a few methods, together with archival learn, cultural reports, formalism, gender experiences, post-colonialism, post-structuralism, race reviews, structuralism, and theology. leading edge and wide-ranging, serious techniques to nutrients in Children’s Literature offers us with a severe chance to puzzle out the importance of nutrition in children’s literature.

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