restricted access   Volume 25, Number 1, January 2001

Table of Contents

From: The Lion and the Unicorn

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Editors' Introduction: Celebrating Our Twenty-Fifth Anniversary, Celebrating Children's Literature Criticism

pp. 1-2

Feminine Language and the Politics of Children's Literature

pp. 3-16

Louisa May Alcott, William T. Adams, and the Rise of Gender-Specific Series Books

pp. 17-46

"Where Is the Boy?": The Pleasures of Postponement in the Anne of Green Gables Series

pp. 47-69

Indian Captivity in American Children's Literature: A Pre-Civil War Set of Stereotypes

pp. 70-80

Harriet Tubman in Pictures: Cultural Consciousness and the Art of Picture Books

pp. 81-114

Reading Outside the Lines: Peritext and Authenticity in South African Children's Books

pp. 115-127

Baum, Bakhtin, and Broadway: A Centennial Look at the Carnival of Oz

pp. 128-149

Book Reviews

Little Women and the Feminist Imagination: Criticism, Controversy, Personal Essays (review)

pp. 150-156

The Wizard of Oz: The Shaping of an Imaginary World, and: Oz and Beyond: The Fantasy World of L. Frank Baum (review)

pp. 157-160

It's Not Only Rock & Roll (review)

pp. 160-164

Unspeakable Shaxxxspeares: Queer Theory and American Kiddie Culture (review)

pp. 164-168

Dancing with Dragons: Ursula K. Le Guin and the Critics (review)

pp. 168-170

Beatrix Potter Studies VII: Beatrix Potter as Writer and Illustrator (review)

pp. 171-174

Psychoanalytic Responses to Children's Literature (review)

pp. 174-179