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Teach The Children: Education And Knowledge In Recent Children's Fantasy, Elisabeth Rose Gruner Jan 2009

Teach The Children: Education And Knowledge In Recent Children's Fantasy, Elisabeth Rose Gruner

English Faculty Publications

This essay is an investigation into how learning is portrayed in children's books. It starts from two premises: first, that at least one origin of children's literature is in didacticism, and that learning and pedagogy continue to be important in much of the literature we provide for children today. Thus, for example, David Rudd claims that most histories of children's literature on "the tension between instruction and entertainment," and that the genre as we know it develops within, among other things, "an educational system promoting literacy" (29, 34). Seth Lerer's recent Children's Literature: A Reader ...


Political Humor Under Stalin: An Anthology Of Unofficial Jokes And Anecdotes, David Brandenberger Jan 2009

Political Humor Under Stalin: An Anthology Of Unofficial Jokes And Anecdotes, David Brandenberger

Bookshelf

Political Humor Under Stalin is an anthology of jokes, wisecracks, and satire from the Soviet 1930s and 40s that provides a glimpse of everyday dissembling and dissent in one of the modern world's most repressive societies. More than merely a joke book, it offers no less than a folkloric counter narrative to the "official" history of the USSR, as well as a ground-breaking discussion of the culture of joke-telling under Stalin.


Elaine Davidson Finds A Home, Lucy Hester Jan 2009

Elaine Davidson Finds A Home, Lucy Hester

The Messenger

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Extinct, Katie Fishman Jan 2009

Extinct, Katie Fishman

The Messenger

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When A Door Closes, A Curtain Opens, Jill Eisenberg Jan 2009

When A Door Closes, A Curtain Opens, Jill Eisenberg

The Messenger

Office of International Education, 2009 International Education Writing Contest, 1st Place


Modern Epoch, Andrew Pasiuk Jan 2009

Modern Epoch, Andrew Pasiuk

The Messenger

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The Night After Christmas, John Alulis Jan 2009

The Night After Christmas, John Alulis

The Messenger

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I Found Lost, Emily Lathe Jan 2009

I Found Lost, Emily Lathe

The Messenger

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Apodemus, Emily Smith Jan 2009

Apodemus, Emily Smith

The Messenger

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Late December, Elizabeth Robinson Jan 2009

Late December, Elizabeth Robinson

The Messenger

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Le Roi, Laissez-Le Dormir, Victor Wasserman Jan 2009

Le Roi, Laissez-Le Dormir, Victor Wasserman

The Messenger

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Booby Trap, Dawn Hackett Jan 2009

Booby Trap, Dawn Hackett

The Messenger

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Bridgeport, Madeline Gordon Jan 2009

Bridgeport, Madeline Gordon

The Messenger

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Apology To A Secret Lover, Stephanie Swisher Jan 2009

Apology To A Secret Lover, Stephanie Swisher

The Messenger

Office of International Education, 2009 International Education Writing Contest, 2nd Place


Stealing, Laurie Guilmartin Jan 2009

Stealing, Laurie Guilmartin

The Messenger

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Master Craftsman, Schuyler Swartout Jan 2009

Master Craftsman, Schuyler Swartout

The Messenger

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The Messenger, Spring 2009 Jan 2009

The Messenger, Spring 2009

The Messenger

No abstract provided.