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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.
|Publication date:||11th December 2008|
|Author:||Erica (Kansas State University, USA) Hateley|
|Publisher:||Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd|
|Categories:||Literature: history & criticism,|
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.More About Erica (Kansas State University, USA) Hateley