Language, Gender and Children's Fiction

Jane Sunderland


Language, Gender and Children's Fiction

Language, Gender and Children's Fiction

  • Title: Language, Gender and Children's Fiction
  • Author: Jane Sunderland
  • ISBN: 9780826446138
  • Page: 431
  • Format: Hardcover



This is an original, scholarly yet accessible contribution to the field of children s fiction It focuses on gender in relation to children s fiction and the role that language plays in this relationship Girls and boys reading itself is looked at, as well as the books that they encounter including the Harry Potter series, Louis Sachar s prize winning Holes, fairy taThis is an original, scholarly yet accessible contribution to the field of children s fiction It focuses on gender in relation to children s fiction and the role that language plays in this relationship Girls and boys reading itself is looked at, as well as the books that they encounter including the Harry Potter series, Louis Sachar s prize winning Holes, fairy tales and school reading schemes.The book treats fiction as fiction, using as its guiding principles the multimodality of much children s fiction that fiction is almost always dialogic that the feminist movement has had considerable influence on textual representations of women, men, boys and girls and that language including what the characters say, and how, and what is said about them is a key to the different readings of fictional texts.This will be a valuable resource for researchers in and students of linguistics, language studies and English literature.


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