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The Resource Mystery in children's literature : from the rational to the supernatural, edited by Adrienne E. Gavin and Christopher Routledge

Mystery in children's literature : from the rational to the supernatural, edited by Adrienne E. Gavin and Christopher Routledge

Label
Mystery in children's literature : from the rational to the supernatural
Title
Mystery in children's literature
Title remainder
from the rational to the supernatural
Statement of responsibility
edited by Adrienne E. Gavin and Christopher Routledge
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1962-
  • 1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gavin, Adrienne E.
  • Routledge, Christopher
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children's stories, English
  • English fiction
  • American fiction
  • Children's stories, American
  • Detective and mystery stories
  • Horror tales
  • Supernatural in literature
  • Rationalism in literature
  • Mystery in literature
Label
Mystery in children's literature : from the rational to the supernatural, edited by Adrienne E. Gavin and Christopher Routledge
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Notes on Contributors
  • 1.
  • Mystery in Children's Literature from the Rational to the Supernatural: an Introduction/
  • Adrienne E. Gavin
  • Christopher Routledge
  • p. 1
  • 2.
  • 'so great and beautiful that I cannot write them': Religious Mystery and Children's Literature/
  • Pat Pinsent
  • p. 14
  • 3.
  • Nancy's Ancestors: the Mystery of Imaginative Female Power in The Secret Garden and Little Princess/
  • Mary Jeanette Moran
  • p. 32
  • 4.
  • Juvenile Detective and Social Class: Mark Twain, Scouting for Girls, and the Nancy Drew Mysteries/
  • Troy Boone
  • p. 46
  • 5.
  • Children's Detective Fiction and the 'Perfect Crime' of Adulthood/
  • Christopher Routledge
  • p. 64
  • 6.
  • Digging up the Family Plot: Secrets, Mystery, and the Blytonesque/
  • David Rudd
  • p. 82
  • 7.
  • Plotting the Past: the Detective as Historian in the Novels of Philippa Pearce/
  • Valerie Krips
  • p. 100
  • 8.
  • Secret Development of a Girl Writer: Louise Fitzhugh's Harriet the Spy/
  • Robin Amelia Morris
  • p. 115
  • 9.
  • Apparition and Apprehension: Supernatural Mystery and Emergent Womanhood in Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, and Novels by Margaret Mahy/
  • Adrienne E. Gavin
  • p. 131
  • 10.
  • Possessed by the Beast: Subjectivity and Agency in Pictures in the Dark and Foxspell/
  • Clare Bradford
  • p. 149
  • 11.
  • 'There Are Worse Things Than Ghosts': Reworking Horror Chronotopes in Australian Children's Fiction/
  • John Stephens
  • Robyn McCallum
  • p. 165
  • 12.
  • Mysteries of Postmodern Epistemology: Stratemeyer, Stine, and Contemporary Mystery for Children/
  • Karen Coats
  • p. 184
  • 13.
  • Harry Potter and the Mystery of Ordinary Life/
  • Christopher Routledge
  • p. 202
  • 14.
  • Enigma's Variation: the Puzzling Mysteries of Avi, Ellen Raskin, Diana Wynne Jones, and Chris Van Allsburg/
  • Adrienne E. Gavin
  • p. 210
  • Index.
  • p. 219
Control code
980000062697
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 228 p.
Isbn
9780333918814
Lccn
lc00062697
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Mystery in children's literature : from the rational to the supernatural, edited by Adrienne E. Gavin and Christopher Routledge
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Notes on Contributors
  • 1.
  • Mystery in Children's Literature from the Rational to the Supernatural: an Introduction/
  • Adrienne E. Gavin
  • Christopher Routledge
  • p. 1
  • 2.
  • 'so great and beautiful that I cannot write them': Religious Mystery and Children's Literature/
  • Pat Pinsent
  • p. 14
  • 3.
  • Nancy's Ancestors: the Mystery of Imaginative Female Power in The Secret Garden and Little Princess/
  • Mary Jeanette Moran
  • p. 32
  • 4.
  • Juvenile Detective and Social Class: Mark Twain, Scouting for Girls, and the Nancy Drew Mysteries/
  • Troy Boone
  • p. 46
  • 5.
  • Children's Detective Fiction and the 'Perfect Crime' of Adulthood/
  • Christopher Routledge
  • p. 64
  • 6.
  • Digging up the Family Plot: Secrets, Mystery, and the Blytonesque/
  • David Rudd
  • p. 82
  • 7.
  • Plotting the Past: the Detective as Historian in the Novels of Philippa Pearce/
  • Valerie Krips
  • p. 100
  • 8.
  • Secret Development of a Girl Writer: Louise Fitzhugh's Harriet the Spy/
  • Robin Amelia Morris
  • p. 115
  • 9.
  • Apparition and Apprehension: Supernatural Mystery and Emergent Womanhood in Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, and Novels by Margaret Mahy/
  • Adrienne E. Gavin
  • p. 131
  • 10.
  • Possessed by the Beast: Subjectivity and Agency in Pictures in the Dark and Foxspell/
  • Clare Bradford
  • p. 149
  • 11.
  • 'There Are Worse Things Than Ghosts': Reworking Horror Chronotopes in Australian Children's Fiction/
  • John Stephens
  • Robyn McCallum
  • p. 165
  • 12.
  • Mysteries of Postmodern Epistemology: Stratemeyer, Stine, and Contemporary Mystery for Children/
  • Karen Coats
  • p. 184
  • 13.
  • Harry Potter and the Mystery of Ordinary Life/
  • Christopher Routledge
  • p. 202
  • 14.
  • Enigma's Variation: the Puzzling Mysteries of Avi, Ellen Raskin, Diana Wynne Jones, and Chris Van Allsburg/
  • Adrienne E. Gavin
  • p. 210
  • Index.
  • p. 219
Control code
980000062697
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 228 p.
Isbn
9780333918814
Lccn
lc00062697
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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