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Author Morris, Timothy, 1959-

Title You're only young twice : children's literature and film / Tim Morris.

Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2000.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  820.98982 M834y 2000    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description xii, 186 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-182) and index.
Contents You're only young twice: adults, children, power, culture -- Beauties: coming to Black Beauty -- Beasts: dog stories and kids -- Goosebumps: what was series fiction doing in the 1990s? -- Impossibilities: The secret garden and Peter Pan -- Panic attacks: children as adults, adults as children in the movies -- Ambiguities: picture books for the very young.
Summary "You're Only Young Twice reveals the complexities that underlie even the sparest picture book text and the lessons that reside in even the most familiar family movie plots." "This book redirects the focus on children's literature, asking not "What messages should children receive?" but "What messages do adults actually send?" For example, Morris recounts his own childhood confusion upon viewing Peter Pan, with its queenish, inept pirate and a grown woman (Mary Martin) in tights who pretends to be a crowing boy." "Morris shatters our long-held assumptions and challenges our best intentions demonstrating how children's literature and film lay bare a troubled and troubling worldview."--Jacket.
Subject Children's literature, English -- History and criticism.
Children's literature, American -- History and criticism.
Children -- Books and reading -- English-speaking countries.
Children's literature -- Film adaptations.
Motion pictures and literature.
Children -- Books and reading. (OCoLC)fst00854849
Children's literature. (OCoLC)fst01759351
Children's literature, American. (OCoLC)fst00855882
Children's literature, English. (OCoLC)fst00855967
Motion pictures and literature. (OCoLC)fst01027410
English-speaking countries. (OCoLC)fst01261775
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Film adaptations. (OCoLC)fst01710491
ISBN 0252025326 (alk. paper)
9780252025327 (alk. paper)

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