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The Resource Bloody murder : the homicide tradition in children's literature, Michelle Ann Abate

Bloody murder : the homicide tradition in children's literature, Michelle Ann Abate

Label
Bloody murder : the homicide tradition in children's literature
Title
Bloody murder
Title remainder
the homicide tradition in children's literature
Statement of responsibility
Michelle Ann Abate
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1975-
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Abate, Michelle Ann
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Children's literature, English
  • Children's literature, American
  • Homicide in literature
  • Crime in popular culture
  • Literature and society
  • Social values in literature
  • Murder in literature
Label
Bloody murder : the homicide tradition in children's literature, Michelle Ann Abate
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-250) and index
Contents
Once upon a crime: homicide in American culture and popular children's literature from "Bluebeard" to Harry Potter -- "You must kill her and bring me her lungs and liver as proof": "Snow White" and the fact as well as fantasy of filicide -- "The queen had only one way of settling all difficulties... 'off with his head!' ": Alice's adventures in Wonderland and the anti-gallows movement -- "Swarthy, sun-tanned, villainous looking fellows": Tarzan of the apes and criminal anthropology -- -- "A sixth sense seemed to tell her that she had encountered something unusual": psychic sleuthing in the Nancy Drew mystery series -- "How'd you like that haircut to begin just below the chin?": juvenile delinquency, teenager killers and a pulp aesthetic in the Outsiders -- "My job is... to make you a human being in the eyes of the jury": confronting the dramatization-and demonization-of murder in Walter Dean Myers' monster -- Epilogue: "Just because you don't have a pulse doesn't mean you can't be perky": my so-called death, young adult zombie fiction and murder in the posthuman age
Control code
ocn801051075
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 266 p.
Isbn
9781421408408
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2012025276
System control number
(OCoLC)801051075
Label
Bloody murder : the homicide tradition in children's literature, Michelle Ann Abate
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-250) and index
Contents
Once upon a crime: homicide in American culture and popular children's literature from "Bluebeard" to Harry Potter -- "You must kill her and bring me her lungs and liver as proof": "Snow White" and the fact as well as fantasy of filicide -- "The queen had only one way of settling all difficulties... 'off with his head!' ": Alice's adventures in Wonderland and the anti-gallows movement -- "Swarthy, sun-tanned, villainous looking fellows": Tarzan of the apes and criminal anthropology -- -- "A sixth sense seemed to tell her that she had encountered something unusual": psychic sleuthing in the Nancy Drew mystery series -- "How'd you like that haircut to begin just below the chin?": juvenile delinquency, teenager killers and a pulp aesthetic in the Outsiders -- "My job is... to make you a human being in the eyes of the jury": confronting the dramatization-and demonization-of murder in Walter Dean Myers' monster -- Epilogue: "Just because you don't have a pulse doesn't mean you can't be perky": my so-called death, young adult zombie fiction and murder in the posthuman age
Control code
ocn801051075
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 266 p.
Isbn
9781421408408
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2012025276
System control number
(OCoLC)801051075

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