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Home Words: Discourses of Childrenīs Literature in Canada

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The essays in Home Words explore the complexity of the idea of home through various theoretical lenses and groupings of texts. One focus of this collection is the relation between the discourses of nation, which often represent the nation as home, and the discourses of home in children's literature, which variously picture home as a dwelling, family, town or region, psychological comfor... More
Book Information
PublisherWilfrid Laurier University Press
BindingHardcover (2 editions)
Reading LevelAdult
# of Pages312
ISBN-101554580161
ISBN-13978-1554580163
Publication Date03/18/2008
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About Mavis Reimer (Author, Editor) : Mavis Reimer is a published author and an editor of adult books. Some of the published credits of Mavis Reimer include Home Words: Discourses of Children’s Literature in Canada (Studies in Child... more
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2/15/2008 Perry Nodelman said: I wrote a chapter in this collection: "At Home on Native Land: A Non-Aboriginal Canadian Scholar Discusses Aboriginality and Property in Canadian Double-Focalized Novels for Young Adults"
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