Children's Literature: New Approaches is a guide for graduate and upper-level undergraduate students of children's literature. It is structured through critics reading individual texts to bring out wider issues that are current in the field. Includes chronology of key events and publications, a selective guide to further reading and a list of Web-based resources. DANIELA CASELLI Lecturer in English Literature, University of Salford, UK NEIL COCKS Head of English, Southeast Essex College, Southend-on-Sea, UK LILA MARZ HARPER Instructor, Central Washington University, USA JACQUELINE LAZU Assistant Professor of Modern Languages and Latin American and Latino Studies, DePaul University, USA J HILLIS MILLER UCI Distinguished Research Professor of English and Comparative Literature, University of California at Irvine, USA SARAH SPOONER Teaches at the University of Reading, UK CHRISTINE SUTPHIN Professor of English, Central Washington University, USA STEPHEN THOMSON Lecturer in English, American and Children's Literature, University of Reading, UK SUE WALSH Lecturer in Children's Literature and American Literature, University of Reading, UK
Karin Lesnik-Oberstein is Lecturer in English, American and Children's Literature at the University of Reading, where she is also Director of the Centre for International Research in Childhood: Literature, Culture, Media' (CIRCL) and the MA in Children's Literature. Previous publications include Children's Literature: Criticism and the Fictional Child, Children in Culture: Approaches to Childhood (ed.) and numerous articles in the fields of theory, gender, childhood and philosophy.