Table of contents for Understanding children's literature : key essays from the International companion encyclopedia of children's literature / edited by Peter Hunt.

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1 Introduction: The Expanding World of Children's Literature Studies 
Peter Hunt								
2 Theorising and Theories: How Does Children's Literature Exist?
David Rudd 								
3 Critical Tradition and Ideological Positioning
Charles Sarland		
4 Space, History and Culture: the Setting of Children's Literature
Tony Watkins				
5 Analysing Texts: Linguistics and Stylistics
John Stephens						
6 Readers, Texts, Contexts: Reader-Response Criticism
Michael Benton 
7 Reading the Unconscious: Psychoanalytical Criticism
Hamida Bosmajian 							
8 Feminism Revisited
Lissa Paul						
9 Decoding the Images: how Picture Books Work
Perry Nodelman						
10 Bibliography: the Resources of Children's Literature
Matthew Grenby				
11 Understanding Reading and Literacy
Sally Yates							
12 Intertextuality and the Child Reader
Christine Wilkie-Stibbs 
13 Healing Texts: Bibliotherapy and Psychology
Hugh Crago 
14 Theory into Practice: the Views of the Authors 
Peter Hunt							
General Bibliography 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Children's literature -- History and criticism.
Children -- Books and reading.