Read e-book online Children's Literature Collections: Approaches to Research PDF

By Keith O'Sullivan,Pádraic Whyte

ISBN-10: 1137603119

ISBN-13: 9781137603111

This e-book presents students, either nationwide and foreign, with a foundation for complex examine in children’s literature in collections. reading books for kids released throughout 5 centuries, accumulated from the collections in Dublin, this targeted quantity advances explanations in amassing, librarianship, schooling, and children’s literature reviews extra generally. It allows techniques of discovery and restoration that current quite a few pathways for researchers with varied pursuits in children’s books to have interaction with collections. From booklet histories, via bookselling, details on creditors, and histories of schooling to shut textual content analyses, it truly is obvious that there are many ways to gaining knowledge of collections. during this quantity, 3 dominant techniques emerge: heritage and canonicity, writer and textual content, beliefs and associations. via its concentrate on various fabrics, from fiction to textbooks, this quantity illuminates how towns can articulate a imaginative and prescient of kid's literature via specific collections and institutional practices. 

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