Children's Literature Review: Excerpts from Reviews, Criticism, & Commentary on Books for Children & Young People

  • Volume 153
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  • ISBN-10: 1414462107
  • ISBN-13: 9781414462103
  • DDC: 028.5
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 257 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2010, 2010
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released July 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Children's Literature Review assembles critical responses to the writings of the world's most renowned children's writers and provides supplementary biographical context and bibliographic material to guide the reader to a greater understanding of the genre and its creators. Each entry includes a set of previously published reviews, essays, and other critical responses from sources that include scholarly books and journals, literary magazines, interviews, letters, and diaries, carefully selected to create a representative history and cross-section of critical responses.

Features and Benefits

  • Entries included in this volume: Erich Kästner, Maria Edgeworth, and Utopian Children’s Literature.

What's New

  • Author, nationality, topic, and title indexes.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1414439202 | ISBN-13: 9781414439204


". . . will never lose its validity or importance." -- Children's Book Review Service

— Children's Book Review Service

Table of Contents

Literary Criticism Series Advisory Board.
Erich Kästner 1899-1974.
German novelist, essayist, poet, playwright, humorist, translator, and author of juvenile fiction, fairy tales, and young adult short-stories.
Maria Edgeworth 1767-1849.
Irish-English novelist, essayist, and author of juvenile fiction, nonfiction, and young adult short stories.
Utopian Children's Literature.
Representative Works.
Overviews and General Studies.
Critical Theory and Utopian Children's Books.
Queer Utopianism in Young Adult Fiction.
Further Reading.
CLR Cumulative Author Index.
Literary Criticism Series Cumulative Topic Index.
CLR Cumulative Nationality Index.
CLR-153 Title Index.