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Home Words: Discourses of Children's Literature in Canada
by Mavis Reimer
The essays in "Home Words" explore the complexity of the idea of home through various theoretical lenses and groupings of texts. One focus of this collection is the relation between the discourses of nation, which often represent the nation as home, and the discourses of home in children's literature, which variously picture home as a dwelling, family, town or region, psyc ...more
Hardcover, 308 pages
Published March 1st 2008 by Wilfrid Laurier University Press
(first published February 1st 2008)
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Mavis Reimer is Canada Research Chair in the Culture of Childhood, director of the Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures, and an associate professor in the Department of English at the University of Winnipeg. She is co-author with Perry Nodelman of the third edition of The Pleasures of Children’s Literature and editor of a collection of essays on Anne of Green Gables, entitled S ...moreMore about Mavis Reimer...