Pagan Themes in Modern Children's Fiction: Green Man, Shamanism, Earth Mysteries

Hardcover | April 15, 2009

byPeter Bramwell

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Applying a range of critical approaches to works by authors including Susan Cooper, Catherine Fisher, Geraldine McCaughrean, Anthony Horowitz and Philip Pullman, this book looks at the formative and interrogative relationship between recent children's literature and fashionable but controversial aspects of modern Paganism.

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Applying a range of critical approaches to works by authors including Susan Cooper, Catherine Fisher, Geraldine McCaughrean, Anthony Horowitz and Philip Pullman, this book looks at the formative and interrogative relationship between recent children's literature and fashionable but controversial aspects of modern Paganism.

PETER BRAMWELL lectures for the Open University and the University of Sunderland, UK. Since gaining an MA in Children's Literature from Roehampton University he has continued to research in this area, and has contributed to Modern Children's Literature: An Introduction (edited by Kim Reynolds) and The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.86 × 5.53 × 0.8 inPublished:April 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230218393

ISBN - 13:9780230218390

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Table of Contents

Contents
List of Illustrations
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Locating Paganism
Herne the Hunter and the Green Man
Shamanism and the Pull of the North
Prehistoric Monuments, Witchcraft and Environmentalism
Bibliography
Index