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Twice-Told Children's Tales: The Influence of Childhood Reading on Writers for Adults

edited by Betty Greenway
Format
Book
Published
New York : Routledge, 2005.
Language
English
Series
Children's Literature and Culture
ISBN
0415972051 (alk. paper), 9780415972055 (alk. paper)
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Table of contents Publisher description
Contents
  • A child's-eye reading of Mark Twain / Madison Smartt Bell
  • Borges and Georgie : childhood reading, adult writing, and the shape of the Latin American fantastic / Kimberly A. Nance
  • A lonely impulse of delight : one reader's childhood / Dana Gioia
  • All the stuff / Antonya Nelson
  • Taking flight : a retrospect on booking passage / Ira Sadoff
  • Bad habits / Lee K. Abbott
  • A writer on the yellow brick road : Salman Rushdie's Ozian inspirations / Justyna Deszcz-Tryhubczak
  • The pudding, the witch, and the titan / Sabina Murray
  • Fantastic fellow-travelers / X.J. Kennedy
  • Grains of truth in the wildest fable : "Beauty and the beast" retold as Jane Eyre / Christine Butterworth-McDermott
  • Pictures first / Barry Unsworth
  • Essential and eternal / Penelope Lively
  • Silver chief / John McPhee
  • Higgledy piggledy, gobbledygoo : the rotted residue of nursery rhyme in Sylvia Plath's poetry / Luanne Castle
  • Corrupting children / W.D. Snodgrass
  • Cuentos / Rudolfo Anaya
  • Ineradicable echoes / Charles Wright
  • Wonders wild and new : Lewis Carroll's Alice books and postmodern women writers / Carolyn Sigler
  • Dreamhouse revisited / Alison Habens
  • Mapping the soupsweet land : King Solomon's Mines in Graham Greene's The heart of the matter / Hope Howell Hodgkins
  • Sheba's breasts / D.M. Thomas
  • E. Nesbit and Primrose Cumming / Maxine Kumin
  • Punch reads Aunt Judy : Kipling, Ewing, and the uses of children's literature / Judith A. Plotz
  • Three men in a boat / Andrei Codrescu
  • Cowboys and poets / C.K. Williams
  • Transmutations of folktale and school story in A portrait of the artist as a young man / Jacqueline L. Gmuca
  • Dear Jade Snow / Maxine Hong Kingston
  • From the salty unconscious of the sea / Sandra Alcosser.
Description
xxvi, 247 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Z1039 .A87 T95 2005. Illustrated buff paper over boards. From the Papers of Charles Wright.
Series Statement
Children's literature and culture ; 35
Children's literature and culture 35
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