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Enchanted Hunters

The Power of Stories in Childhood
Tatar, Maria (Book - 2009 )
Enchanted Hunters


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Tatar challenges the assumptions we make about childhood reading. By exploring how beauty and horror operate in children's literature, she examines how and what children read, showing how literature transports and transforms children with its intoxicating, captivating and occasionally terrifying energy.
Authors: Tatar, Maria, 1945-
Title: Enchanted hunters
the power of stories in childhood
Publisher: New York :, W. W. Norton,, 2009
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: viii, 296 p. :,ill. ;,25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Comfort zones or conflict zones
Reading them to sleep : storytelling and the invention of bedtime reading
Beauty, horror, and ignition power : can books change us
Now I lay me down to sleep : brushes with death
The magic art of the great humbug : how to do things with words
Theaters for the imagination : what words can do to you
Summary: Tatar challenges the assumptions we make about childhood reading. By exploring how beauty and horror operate in children's literature, she examines how and what children read, showing how literature transports and transforms children with its intoxicating, captivating and occasionally terrifying energy.
ISBN: 9780393066012
0393066010
Branch Call Number: 809.89282 T216e
PN1009.A1 T37 2009
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