Ana Margarida Ramos, Sandie Mourão, Maria Teresa Cortez

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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
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9781443895156
Publication statusPublished - 15 Aug 2017


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