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Under Fire: Childhood in the Shadow of War (Landscapes of Childhood) (Landscapes of Childhood)

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Under Fire is an eclectic, multidisciplinary collection that explores the representation of war and its aftereffects in children s books and documentary film. This richly illustrated volume brings together internationally known contributors to examine the ongoing influence of violence and war on children's literature by studying the childhood experiences of authors writing ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published April 1st 2008 by Wayne State Univ Pr
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Under Fire is a timely, provocative, and often moving collection of personal and scholarly essays. These are not arid academic exercises but moving meditations that exhibit genuine concern for children under fire and for their stories. --Richard Flynn, professor of literature at Georgia Southern University and editor of the Children's Literature Association Quarterly
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