Introduction

Ana Margarida Ramos, Sandie Mourão, 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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