Introduction

Sandie Mourão, Ana Margarida Ramos, Maria Teresa Cortez

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Abstract

The evolution of children’s literature has been characterized both by moments of tradition and rupture oscillating between a certain conservative tendency and an innovative experimentalism, as indeed is the case with canonical or institutionalized literature. The idea that fracture and disruption are a mark of contemporary times or even post-modernity is reductive and ignores a traditional heritage which includes irreverent and subversive proposals in clear opposition to ruling morals and conventions;
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFractures and Disruptions in Children’s Literature
EditorsAna Margarida Ramos, Sandie Mourão, Maria Teresa Cortez
Place of PublicationNewcastle upon Tyne
PublisherCambridge Scholars Publishing
Chapter1
Pages1-13
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9781443895156
Publication statusPublished - 15 Aug 2017

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Mourão, S., Ramos, A. M., & Cortez, M. T. (2017). Introduction. In A. M. Ramos, S. Mourão, & M. T. Cortez (Eds.), Fractures and Disruptions in Children’s Literature (pp. 1-13). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Mourão, Sandie ; Ramos, Ana Margarida ; Cortez, Maria Teresa. / Introduction. Fractures and Disruptions in Children’s Literature. editor / Ana Margarida Ramos ; Sandie Mourão ; Maria Teresa Cortez. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017. pp. 1-13
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