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5. Revelation

5. Revelation  

Kyle Keefer (ed.)

in The New Testament As Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365500
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195300208.003.0005
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195300208
Since ancient times the concept of good vs evil has resonated in literature. The last book of the New Testament, Revelation, can be placed between one of the earliest written texts Enuma ... More
7. Fantasy

7. Fantasy  

Malcolm Gaskill

in Witchcraft: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777158
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199236954.003.0007
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199236954
Most Westerners have inherited a basic Enlightenment epistemology, which is why writing about witches is so tricky. Anthropology reminds us that not everyone made the same intellectual ... More
3. Transforming the texts of childhood

3. Transforming the texts of childhood  

Kimberley Reynolds

in Children's Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777431
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199560240.003.0004
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chapter
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9780199560240
‘Transforming the texts of childhood’ explores the variety of ways in which each new generation is inducted into literary tradition. The process is likely to involve stories that are passed ... More
4. Genres and generations – the case of the family story

4. Genres and generations – the case of the family story  

Kimberley Reynolds

in Children's Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777431
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199560240.003.0005
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199560240
‘Genres and generations — the case of the family story’ points out that, though children 's literature is sometimes referred to as a genre, it also contains all the genres and subgenres ... More
Children's Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Children's Literature: A Very Short Introduction  

Kimberley Reynolds

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777431
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199560240.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199560240
Children's Literature: A Very Short Introduction provides an overview of the history of children's literature as it has developed in English, introducing key debates, ... More
1. An outline history of publishing for children in English

1. An outline history of publishing for children in English  

Kimberley Reynolds

in Children's Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777431
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199560240.003.0002
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199560240
‘An outline history of publishing for children in English’ traces children's literature from the classical world to the present. Early texts were instructional, teaching children how to be ... More

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