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By Karin Lesnik-Oberstein

Kid's Literature: New techniques is a consultant for graduate and upper-level undergraduate scholars of kid's literature. it truly is dependent via critics studying person texts to convey out wider matters which are present within the box. contains chronology of key occasions and courses, a selective consultant to additional interpreting and a listing of web-based assets.

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See Sue Walsh, ‘Child/Animal: It’s the “Real” Thing’, in The Yearbook of English Studies, Special Section ‘Children in Literature’, ed. by Karín Lesnik-Oberstein, vol. 32 (Leeds: MHRA, 2002), 152–62, and ‘ “Irony? ” The Idea of Appropriate Language for the Child in Narratives for Children’, in Children’s Literature Association Quarterly, for the special issue on ‘Narrative Theories and Practices in Children’s and Young Adult Literature’, 28(1), 2003, 26–36. 20. McGillis, The Nimble Reader, p. 21.

See: Patrick Casement, On Learning from the Patient (London: Tavistock Publications, 1985). For a more extensive discussion of the ways I draw parallels between some forms of psychoanalytic psychotherapy and ideas about literary criticism, see: ‘The Reading Child and Other Children: The Psychoanalytic Child and Psychoanalytic Space’, in my Children’s Literature: Criticism and the Fictional Child (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994), pp. 165–225. 2 Author and Authorship. Effigies of Effie: On Kipling’s Biographies Sue Walsh The purpose of this chapter is to analyse the consequences of an historical tendency in children’s literature criticism to look to accounts of the life of the author to explain and account for the fiction.

This is done in a manner which, given the proximity of the quotation from Something of Myself, suggests that the claim is one endorsed by Kipling’s autobiography. 44 I am not here claiming that the Kipling autobiography has the last word on how Rewards and Fairies should be read: my argument as I have formulated it means that I cannot ascribe to Kipling’s writing on his own writing any particular authority over and above his status as another reader of the Kipling texts. I merely draw attention to the way in which the autobiography is used here to endow Kutzer’s claims with authority.

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