ERIC Number: ED147874
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Nov-1
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Crosscurrents of Criticism: Horn Book Essays 1968-1977.
Heins, Paul, Ed.
More than forty articles originally published in "The Horn Book Magazine" between 1968 and 1977 are grouped into eleven topical sections in this volume. The sections deal with the status, classification, and evaluation of children's literature; conflicting standards on which children's books are judged; fantasy, humor, and current trends in children's literature; historical fiction for children; conditions and problems that face authors and critics of children's literature in other parts of the world; standards for translating children's books; and evaluations of numerous specific books for children. (GW)
Descriptors: Authors, Books, Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Fantasy, Fiction, Foreign Countries, Humor, Literary Criticism, Translation
The Horn Book, Inc., Park Square Building, 31 St. James Ave., Boston, Massachusetts 02116 ($12.50 cloth)
Publication Type: Books
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