Children and Cultural Memory in Texts of Childhood
|Series title:||Children's Literature and Culture Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $145.00|
| Book Description: |
The essays in this collection address the relationship between children and cultural memory in texts both for and about young people. The collection overall is concerned with how cultural memory is shaped, contested, forgotten, recovered, and (re)circulated, sometimes in opposition to dominant national narratives, and often for the benefit of young readers who are assumed not to possess any prior cultural memory. From the innovative development of school libraries in the 1920s to...