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Mystery in Children's Literature: From the Rational to the Supernatural

edited by Adrienne E. Gavin and Christopher Routledge
Format
Book
Published
Houndmills, Hampshire, UK ; New York : Palgrave/St. Martin's Press, 2001.
Language
English
ISBN
0333918819
Contents
  • 1 Mystery in Children's Literature from the Rational to the Supernatural: an Introduction / Adrienne E. Gavin, Christopher Routledge 1
  • 2 'so great and beautiful that I cannot write them': Religious Mystery and Children's Literature / Pat Pinsent 14
  • 3 Nancy's Ancestors: the Mystery of Imaginative Female Power in The Secret Garden and A Little Princess / Mary Jeanette Moran 32
  • 4 Juvenile Detective and Social Class: Mark Twain, Scouting for Girls, and the Nancy Drew Mysteries / Troy Boone 46
  • 5 Children's Detective Fiction and the 'Perfect Crime' of Adulthood / Christopher Routledge 64
  • 6 Digging up the Family Plot: Secrets, Mystery, and the Blytonesque / David Rudd 82
  • 7 Plotting the Past: the Detective as Historian in the Novels of Philippa Pearce / Valerie Krips 100
  • 8 Secret Development of a Girl Writer: Louise Fitzhugh's Harriet the Spy / Robin Amelia Morris 115
  • 9 Apparition and Apprehension: Supernatural Mystery and Emergent Womanhood in Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, and Novels by Margaret Mahy / Adrienne E. Gavin 131
  • 10 Possessed by the Beast: Subjectivity and Agency in Pictures in the Dark and Foxspell / Clare Bradford 149
  • 11 'There Are Worse Things Than Ghosts': Reworking Horror Chronotopes in Australian Children's Fiction / John Stephens, Robyn McCallum 165
  • 12 Mysteries of Postmodern Epistemology: Stratemeyer, Stine, and Contemporary Mystery for Children / Karen Coats 184
  • 13 Harry Potter and the Mystery of Ordinary Life / Christopher Routledge 202
  • 14 Enigma's Variation: the Puzzling Mysteries of Avi, Ellen Raskin, Diana Wynne Jones, and Chris Van Allsburg / Adrienne E. Gavin 210.
Description
xiii, 228 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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