2 edition of Ethnic literary traditions in American children"s literature found in the catalog.
Ethnic literary traditions in American children"s literature
Michelle Pagni Stewart
Essays examining children"s literature as ethnic literature, including cultural nuances that are often misunderstood or overlooked.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -239) and index.
|Statement||edited by Michelle Pagni Stewart and Yvonne Atkinson|
|LC Classifications||PS490 .E84 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 256 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||256|
|LC Control Number||2010292636|
The problem exists in children’s literature, too, where just 14 percent of books published in were by or about people of color, according to the Cooperative Children’s Book : Sunili Govinnage. African American children's literature, and to assess the value of that literature to literacy education. Explanation of and justification for the development of African American children's literature is evident when one examines the selective tradition in children's literature and the depic-tion of African Americans within that tradition.
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Ethnic literature as defined by D.E. Norton (as the article’s source) is, “Literature about racial or ethnic minority groups that are culturally and socially different from the white Anglo-Saxon majority in the United States, whose largely middle-class values and customs are most represented in American literature. While American Plains literature has remained either popular culture or a high culture removed from the literary centers of the United States, Prairie literature is at the very center of the Canadian literary canon that has been emerging since As for Me and My House. Although Ross's novel vanished almost without a trace until it was republished.
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Its content is far-reaching and presents a convincing argument for explorations into the intellectual and poetic aspects of ethnic children's literature.
Esteemed contributors expand the range of possibilities for reading, understanding, and teaching children's literature as ethnic literature rather than children's literature in this ambitious collecti.
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An incredible list of the 50 best children's books published from to the present day that celebrate cultural and ethnic diversity is released today Published: 13. Ethnic literature is the body of written works by people from a distinctive culture, language, or religion.
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What is American Ethnic Literature 1. 1 AMERICAN ETHNIC LITERATURE What is American Ethnic Literature? Amanda Manning ENG/ Dr. R. J. R. Rockwood Ma 2. 2 AMERICAN ETHNIC LITERATURE The United States of America is a country full of different cultures, heritages, and traditions.