ERIC Number: ED311465
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-May
Reference Count: 0
Cross-Culturalism in Children's Literature: Selected papers from the 1987 International Conference of the Children's Literature Association (14th, Ottawa, Canada, May 14-17, 1987).
Gannon, Susan R., Ed.; Thompson, Ruth Anne, Ed.
This conference proceedings contains a selection of the papers and awards given at a conference held at Carleton University in Canada. After the text of an address by the president of the Children's Literature Association, the following papers are included: (1) "Lone Voices in the Crowd: The Limits of Multiculturalism" (Brian Alderson); (2) "The Elizabeth Cleaver Memorial Lecture" (Irene Aubrey); (3) "Editing Inuit Literature: Leaving the Teeth in the Gently Smiling Jaws" (Robin McGrath); (4) "Cross-Culturalism and Inter-Generational Communication in Children's Literature" (Peter Hunt); (5) "Catechisms: Whatsoever a Christian Child Ought to Know" (Patricia Demers); (6) "The Queer, the Strange, and the Curious in 'St. Nicholas': Cross Culturalism in the Nineteenth Century" (Greta Little); (7) "The Clash between Cultural Values: Adult versus Youth on the Battlefield of Poverty" (Diana Chlebek); (8) "Fanny Fern and the Culture of Poverty" (Anne Scott MacLeod); (9) "Crossing and Double Crossing Cultural Barriers in Kipling's 'Kim'" (Judith A. Plotz); (10) "Adolescents as Instruments of Change: The English-language Novel Set in Post-Independence India" (Meena Khorana); (11) "Virginia Hamilton's Symbolic Presentation of the Afro-American Sensibility" (David Russell); (12) "Arabic Detective Fiction for Adolescents" (Sylvia Patterson Iskander); (13) "Circling the Square: The Role of Native Writers in Creating Native Literature for Children" (James H. Gellert); (14) "'Julie of the Wolves' and 'Dogsong': The Cultural Conflict" (Mary Lickteig); (15) "Florence Crannell Means: Cultural Barriers and Bridges" (Celia Anderson); (16) "Censors as Critics: 'To Kill a Mockingbird' as a Case Study" (Jill P. May); (17) "Safety in the Structures of Art: Bemelmans' Madeline Books" (Jackie Eastman); (18) "Kenneth Morris and 'The Mabinogion': The Welsh Influence on Children's Fantasy" (C. W. Sullivan, III); and (19) "Fairy Tale as Myth/Myth as Fairy Tale" (Jack Zipes). (MS)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Children's Literature Association.
Note: Publication of this volume was made possible by grants from Dyson College of Pace University and The Growing Child Foundation.