Volume 16, Number 2, December 1992

Table of Contents

The Arts in Children's Literature

Editors' Note

p. vii
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"Home Itself Put Into Song": Music as Metaphorical Community

pp. 145-157
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The Voices of the Prairie: The Use of Music in Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House on the Prairie

pp. 158-166
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Sendak into Opera: Wild Things and Higglety Pigglety Pop!

pp. 167-175
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The Politics of Low and High Culture: Representations of Music in Some Recent Children's Picture Books

pp. 176-183
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Integrity and Creativity: An Interview with Barbara Cooney

pp. 184-191
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Between Me and the World: Clothes as Mediator between Self and Society in the Work of Beatrix Potter

pp. 192-198
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Harps and Harpers in Contemporary Fantasy

pp. 199-209
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The Child as Creator in McCaffrey's Dragonsong and Dragonsinger

pp. 210-214
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Flute Solos and Songs that Make You Shatter: Simple Melodies in Jacob Have I Loved and Come Sing, Jimmy Jo

pp. 215-222
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Males Performing in a Female Space: Music and Gender in Young Adult Novels

pp. 223-239
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Thirteen Ways of Thumbing Your Nose at Children's Literature

pp. 240-244
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Contributors' Notes

pp. 245-246
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