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Adapting Canonical Texts in Children's Literature

edited by Anja Müller
Format
Book
Published
London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9781441178770 (hardcover), 1441178775 (hardcover), 9781441164278 (PDF), 1441164278 (PDF), 9781441152817 (epub), 1441152814 (epub)
Contents
  • Introduction: Adapting Canonical Texts in and for Children's Literature / Anja Müller
  • 1. Shakespeare for Girls: Victorian versus Contemporary Prose Versions of Hamlet and The Merchant of Venice / Laura Tosi
  • 2. Shylock's Daughter (Shylock's Tochter): Nathan and his Children (Nathan und seine Kinder): Mirjam Pressler's Adaptations of European Classics for Young-adult Readers / Jana Mikota
  • 3. Shakespeare in Children's Literature, Two Approaches: Susan Cooper's King of Shadows and Tad Williams' Caliban's Hour / Eva Oppermann
  • 4. Shakespeare for Beginners: The Animated Tales from Shakespeare and the Case Study of Julius Caesar / Maddalena Pennacchia
  • 5. Adapting and Parodying Shakespeare for Young Adults: John Marsden's Hamlet and Andy Griffiths' Just Macbeth! / Mark MaCleod
  • 6. Shakespeare Comic Books: Visualizing the Bard For a Young Audience / Anja Müller
  • 7. Adapting an Old English Epic: The Case of Rosemary Sutcliff's Beowulf: Dragonslayer / Łukasz Neubauer
  • 8. Kids Of The Round Table: Arthurian Legends Adapted for Children and Young Adults / Anne Klaus
  • 9. Downsizing Dickens: Adaptations of Oliver Twist for the Child Reader / Elizabeth Thiel
  • 10. Nutcracker from ETA Hoffmann to Matthew Bourne: Adaptation of a Children's Story with Adult Messages / Jan Keane
  • 11. Pinocchio in English / Iain Halliday
  • 12. To Be or Not to Be a Canonical Text of Children's Literature: Polish and Italian Translations of Winnie-the-Pooh / Monika Wozniak
  • 13. DisneyNeverland's Tinker Bell / Lisa Rowe Fraustino.
Description
xii, 236 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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