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  Volume 40, 2012

Table of Contents

From: Children's Literature

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Children’s Literature in the Age of Protest

pp. vii-x


The Key Is in the Mouth: Food and Orality in Coraline

pp. 1-27

Much the Same on the Other Side: The Boondocks and the Symbolic Frontier

pp. 28-48

Not Exactly: Intertextual Identities and Risky Laughter in Sherman Alexie’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian

pp. 49-77

Testing the Tastemakers: Children’s Literature, Bestseller Lists, and the “Harry Potter Effect”

pp. 78-107

Tossing the Pink Parasol: Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, the New Woman, and Progressive Era Reform

pp. 108-130

“Manly-Hearted Women”: Gender Variants in Louise Erdrich’s Birchbark House Books

pp. 131-150

Consuming Books: Synergies of Materiality and Narrative in Picturebooks

pp. 151-166

“Sex matters”: L. M. Montgomery, Friendship, and Sexuality

pp. 167-190

Harry Potter’s Ethical Paradigms: Augustine, Kant, and Feminist Moral Theory

pp. 191-217


Anthems for (Un)doomed Youth?: The Fairy Tales of Wilfred Owen

pp. 218-230

From Peter and the Wolf to Peter + the Wolf: Translating/Adapting the Fairy Tale in Greece

pp. 231-250


Child Consumers and the Invention of Children’s Literature

pp. 251-255

Lewis Carroll by the Numbers

pp. 256-259

Breathlessly Awaiting the Next Installment: Revealing the Complexity of Young Adult Literature

pp. 260-269

Love Them and Lose Them, Then Move On

pp. 270-275

Constructing Children’s Stories and Learning to Resist Them

pp. 276-286

Queering the Children’s Canon: Contemporary Critics Respond

pp. 287-291

The Queerness of Children’s Literature

pp. 292-295

Influenced by Over a Century of American Literature

pp. 296-304

Animated. Scripted. Not Innocent.

pp. 305-310

The Right Way to Read

pp. 311-317

E. B. White as Spiderman

pp. 318-320

Contributors and Editors

pp. 321-323

Award Applications

pp. 324-325

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