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Shakespeare in Children's Literature By Erica Hateley (Kansas State University, USA)

Shakespeare in Children's Literature
by Erica Hateley (Kansas State University, USA)

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Looks at the genre of Shakespeare-for-children. Drawing on feminist theory and sociology, the author demonstrates how Shakespeare for children utilizes the cultural capital of 'Shakespeare', and the pedagogical aspects of children's literature, to perpetuate anachronistic forms of identity and authority.
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Shakespeare in Children's Literature: Gender and Cultural Capital by Erica Hateley (Kansas State University, USA)

Shakespeare in Children's Literature looks at the genre of Shakespeare-for-children, considering both adaptations of his plays and children's novels in which he appears as a character. Drawing on feminist theory and sociology, Hateley demonstrates how Shakespeare for children utilizes the ongoing cultural capital of "Shakespeare," and the pedagogical aspects of children's literature, to perpetuate anachronistic forms of identity and authority.

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About Erica Hateley (Kansas State University, USA)


Erica Hateley teaches children's and adolescent literature at Kansas State University. She has published articles about Shakespeare for children in several journals, and in the recent collection of essays To See the Wizard: Politics and the Literature of Childhood edited by Laurie Ousley.

Table of Contents


List of Figures

Series Editor's Foreword

Introduction

Chapter One: Romantic Roots: Constructing the Child as Reader, and Shakespeare as Author

Chapter Two: "Author(is)ing the Child: Shakespeare as Character"

Chapter Three: `Be These Juggling Fiends No More Believed': Macbeth, Gender, and Subversion

Chapter Four: Puck vs. Hermia: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Gender, and Sexuality

Chapter Five: `This Island's Mine': The Tempest, Gender, and Authority / Autonomy

Conclusions

Notes

Bibliography

Index

Additional information

GOR009943568
Shakespeare in Children's Literature: Gender and Cultural Capital by Erica Hateley (Kansas State University, USA)
Erica Hateley (Kansas State University, USA)
Children's Literature and Culture
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
2008-12-11
218
041596492X
9780415964920
N/A
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