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Talking Animals in Children's Fiction: A Critical Study.

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Talking Animals in Children's Fiction: A Critical Study

Catherine L. Elick

McFarland

2015

258 pages

$40.00

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Elick offers a scholarly exploration of animals as characters of autonomy and authority in ten works of children's literature in the modern era (1900-1975). Discussed works include, Stuart Little, The Wind in the Willows, Charlotte's Web, and Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. The author focuses a critical eye on the shift from animal welfare to animal rights. Elick, is a professor of English and uses the ideas of literary theorist Mikhail Mikhailovich Bakhtin as a jumping off point for her text. Extensive chapter notes are included. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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