Poetry and childhood / edited by Morag Styles, Louise Joy and David Whitley

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Subjects: Children's poetry, English--History and criticism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Stoke-on-Trent, UK ; Sterling, VA : Trentham Books, 2010
LC Classification: P, PR
Table of Contents: Foreword
Introduction: Taking the Long View the State of Children's Poetry Today / Andrew Motion
What Is Children's Poetry? / Morag Styles
Chapter 1. Theory, Texts and Contexts: A Reading and Writing Memoir / Morag Styles 1
Chapter 2. Confronting the Snark: The Non-Theory of Children's Poetry / Michael Rosen 17
Chapter 3. What Is Children's Poetry? Children's Views of Children's Poetry / Peter Hunt 25
Chapter 4. Ted Hughes and the 'Old Age of Childhood' / Stephen Miles 33
Poets And Childhood / Lissa Paul
Chapter 5. 'Childish Toys' for 'Boys with Beards': John Bunyan's A Book for Boys and Girls / Lissa Paul 45
Chapter 6. "Mose first affections': Wordsworth and Mournful Adolescence / Pat Pinsent 55
Chapter 7. 'The Land of Play' - Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden of Verses / Louise Joy 63
Chapter 8. A.A. Milne's Poetic World of Childhood in When We Were Very Young and Now We Are Six / Shaun Holland 73
Chapter 9. 'The Penny Fiddle' and Poetic Truth / Jean Webb 81
Chapter 10. A child, barefoot: alone': Innocence in Charles Causley's Poetry / Michael Joseph 91
Chapter 11. 'Not Not Nursery Rhymes' and 'Not Not Lullabies': How Carol Ann Duffy and Pʻrarinn Eldjarn Refurnish the Nursery / Debbie Pullinger 101
Traditions And Forms Of Poetry For Children / Olga Holownia
Chapter 12. Humpty Dumpty and the Sense on an Unending / Olga Holownia 111
Chapter 13. 'If it rhymes, it's funny': Theories of Humour in Children's Poetry / David Rudd 121
Chapter 14. Children's Oral Poetry: Identity and Obscenity / Karen Coats 131
Chapter 15. Poetry in Children's Annuals / C.W. Sullivan III 141
Chapter 16. Wicked Thoughts: Fairy-tale Poetry for Children and Adults / Victor Watson 151
Childhood And Nature: Changing Perspectives / Laura Tosi
Chapter 17. Anthropomorphism Dressed and Undressed in Beatrix Potter's Rhymes and Riddles / Laura Tosi 161
Chapter 18. Once upon a time in the realms of Eden: Children's Poetry in Brazil / Lorraine Kerslake 169
Chapter 19. Animal Poems and Children's Rights in America, 1820-1890 / Telma Franco Diniz 179
Chapter 20. 'Imaginary gardens with real toads in them': Animals in Children's Poetry / Angela Sorby 187
Children, Teachers, Poets, Readers / David Whitley
Chapter 21. Poets in the Making: Ted Hughes, Poetry and Children / David Whitley 195
Chapter 22. Articulating the Auditory Imagination: When Children Talk About Poetry They Hear / Peter Cook 203
Chapter 23. The Affordances of Orality for Young People's Experience of Poetry / John Gordon 211
Chapter 24. Exploring Poetry Teachers: Teachers Who Read and Readers Who Teach Poetry / Joy Alexander 219
Afterwords / Teresa Cremin
Chapter 25. Playing with Words: Two Children's Encounters with Poetry from Birth / Teresa Cremin 227
Chapter 26. Writing Alongside at the Poetry and Childhood Conference / Virginia Lowe 233
List of Contributors / Philip Gross 241
Index / Philip Gross 245
Additional Authors: Styles, Morag
Joy, Louise
Whitley, David
Notes: ISBN: 9781858564722 (pbk.)
ISBN: 1858564727 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: xvi, 254 p. ; 25 cm
OCLC Number: 609538365
ISBN/ISSN: 9781858564722
1858564727

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