ALT 33 Children's Literature & Story-telling by Ernest EmenyonuALT 33 Children's Literature & Story-telling by Ernest Emenyonu

ALT 33 Children's Literature & Story-telling

EditorErnest Emenyonu

Paperback | November 19, 2015

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ALT 33 examines the connections between traditional stories and myths that have been told to children, as well as the work of contemporary creative writers who are writing stories for children that help convey the complex history of the continent. Some of these writers are developing traditional myths, folk tales and legends, and are writing them in new forms, while others write for children about the encounter with the West that has dominated much modern African literature for adults. The previous neglect of the study, cultural significance, criticism and teaching of children's literature is addressed here: How can the successes and/or failures of stories and story-telling for children in Africa be measured? Are there models to be followed and what makes them models? What is the relationship between the text and the illustration of children's books? What should guide the reader or critic of children's literature coming out of Africa - globalism, transculturality or internal regionalism? What problems confront teachers, students, publishers and promoters of children's books in Africa?
Title:ALT 33 Children's Literature & Story-tellingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:226 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.48 inPublished:November 19, 2015Publisher:Boydell & Brewer LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1847011322

ISBN - 13:9781847011329