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Children S Literature Domestication And Social Foundation

Author : Layla AbdelRahim
ISBN : 9781135104603
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This study of children's literature as knowledge, culture, and social foundation bridges the gap between science and literature and examines the interconnectedness of fiction and reality as a two-way road. The book investigates how the civilized narrative orders experience by means of segregation, domestication, breeding, and extermination, arguing instead that the stories and narratives of wilderness project chaos and infinite possibilities for experiencing the world through a diverse community of life. AbdelRahim engages these narratives in a dialogue with each other and traces their expression in the various disciplines and books written for both children and adults, analyzing the manifestation of fictional narratives in real life. This is both an inter- and multi-disciplinary endeavor that is reflected in the combination of research methods drawn from anthropology and literary studies as well as in the tracing of the narratives of order and chaos, or civilization and wilderness, in children's literature and our world. Chapters compare and contrast fictional children's books that offer different real-world socio-economic paradigms, such as A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh projecting a civilized monarcho-capitalist world, Nikolai Nosov's trilogy on The Adventures of Dunno and Friends presenting the challenges and feats of an anarcho-socialist society in evolution from primitivism towards technology, and Tove Jansson's Moominbooks depicting the harmony of anarchy, chaos, and wildness. AbdelRahim examines the construction, transmission, and acquisition of knowledge in children’s literature by visiting the very nature of literature, culture, and language and the civilized structures that domesticate the world. She brings radically new perspectives to the knowledge, culture, and construction of human beings, making an invaluable contribution to a wide range of disciplines and for those engaged in revolutionizing contemporary debates on the nature of knowledge, human identity, and the world.
Category: Literary Criticism

Moomin Book Three

Author : Tove Jansson
ISBN : 1897299559
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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Moomin has been swiftly making its way into the hearts of North Americans ever since Drawn & Quarterly began collecting the strip in 2006. It debuted in the London Evening News in 1954 and has become the fastest-selling D+Q series to date. Fifty years ago, Tove Jansson's observations of everyday life-whimsical but with biting undertones-easily caught the attention of an international audience and still resonate today. This third volume returns to Moominvalley, where its beloved inhabitants get tangled up in five new stories. Moomin falls in love with a damsel in distress, an unseasonably warm spell turns the valley into a tropical rain forest, and a flying saucer crashes into Moominmamma's garden. Moominpappa decides to live out his dream of occupying a lighthouse and writing a great seaside novel, only to discover that he hates the sea so close up and has no interest in writing about it, and a variety of curious clubs spring up in the valley. Moomin and Moominmamma do their level best to avoid the whole mess but, of course, get drawn into the muddle.
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

The Rough Guide To Finland

Author : Rough Guides
ISBN : 9781848366961
Genre : Travel
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The Rough Guide to Finland is the essential companion to this fascinating Scandinavian country with clear maps and coverage of all the best attractions. Packed with stunning photography and illustrations, explore the must-see highlights from the best summer and winter activities - including skiing, snowmobiling and reindeer and husky driving - to the remote villages that come to life in the summertime, with beaches, lake cruises and island hopping. Find detailed accounts of all Finland's major tourist attractions, including the cultural capitals of Helsinki, Turku and Tampere and the laconic seaside towns along Finland's southern and western coast, as well as sections on Finnish design and The great outdoors. You'll find informed, practical advice on what to see and do whilst relying on countless recommendations for Finland's best restaurants, bars, cafés, shops and hotels for every budget and style. With authoritative background on Finland's intricate history and expert tips on how to get around the beautiful national parks, this is your must-have guide. Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Finland.
Category: Travel

Fiction Sequels For Readers 10 To 16

Author : Vicki Anderson
ISBN : UOM:39015019622615
Genre : Children's stories
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Provides annotations for approximately 1500 sequel books.
Category: Children's stories

Moomin Book One

Author : Tove Jansson
ISBN : UOM:39015069368770
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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The author's comic strip is published for the first time in North America in the first volume of a proposed multi-volume series designed to reprint the entire strip of the magical world of the author's creation, the Moomins.
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Children S Literature Comes Of Age

Author : Maria Nikolajeva
ISBN : 9781317358275
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Originally published in 1996. A detailed analysis of the art of children's literature covering world literature for children, children's literature as a canonical art form, the history of children's literature from a semiotic perspective, and epic, polyphony, chronotope, intertextuality, and metafiction in children's literature.
Category: Literary Criticism

Fiction Index For Readers 10 To 16

Author : Vicki Anderson
ISBN : UOM:49015002917962
Genre : Education
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Index of 8200 titles arranged under 200 specific subject headings.
Category: Education

Children S Literature Review Volume 125

Author : Tom Burns
ISBN : 0787680567
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Covers writers and illustrators for children and young adults. Entries consist of listings of major works, awards, and critical excerpts from significant reviews and commentaries on the author's or artist's works.
Category: Literary Criticism

Books From Finland

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ISBN : UVA:X002755751
Genre : Book industries and trade
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Category: Book industries and trade

The Bookseller

Author :
ISBN : UCAL:$B230623
Genre : Bibliography
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Category: Bibliography

Primary School Library Books

Author : School Library Association. Primary Schools Book Panel
ISBN : UOM:39015035102709
Genre : Children
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Category: Children

Moomin S Very Big Lift The Flap Book

Author : Tove Jansson
ISBN : 0718197356
Genre : Board books
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If you haven't met a Moomin yet, you're missing the most magical fun . . . Welcome to Moominvalley! Lift the flaps on every page of this Giant board book and meet the Moomins, discover colours and numbers and also find first words. And then, after a busy, happy day, say goodnight to the Moominhouse . . .
Category: Board books

Moomin S Seek And Find Finger Trail Book

Author : Tove Jansson
ISBN : 0141375582
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Moomin is searching everywhere for Snufkin, but he is nowhere to be seen. Where could he be? Follow the finger trails on every page to explore Moominvalley and help Moomin find his best friend! Tove Jansson was born in Helsingfors, Finland, in 1914. Her mother was a caricaturist who designed 165 of Finland's stamps and her father was a sculptor. She studied painting in Finland, Sweden and France, and subsequently became a book illustrator. Her extraordinary illustrative style is seen as a design classic the world over. Originally written in Swedish, the Moomintroll books have been translated into 34 languages and adapted for television, radio and opera. Tove Jansson lived alone on a small island in the gulf of Finland, where most of her books were written. She died in 2001.
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Mensa Quiz Book

Author : Robert Allen
ISBN : 0517226693
Genre : Games & Activities
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Category: Games & Activities

The Horn Book Magazine

Author : Bertha E. Mahony Miller
ISBN : UCAL:B3593733
Genre : Children's literature
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Vol. 2 includes extra number, "Experimental schools in England," Jan. 1926.
Category: Children's literature

Moomin S Make A Wish Counting Book

Author : Tove Jansson
ISBN : 014133794X
Genre : Board book
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Star light, star bright, count and wish on the stars tonight . . . Join Moomintroll and his friends on a countdown to sunrise in this dreamy counting book, all the way from ten twinkling stars to daybreak. If you haven't met a Moomin yet, you're missing the most magical fun . . .
Category: Board book

Mensa Family Quiz Book

Author : Robert Allen
ISBN : 185868191X
Genre : Games
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Improve the whole family's general knowledge.
Category: Games