Global Perspectives on Death in Children's Literature

How do different cultures present the concept of death to children? How is death represented pictorially? How is death suggested metaphorically? How do the images and metaphors in children’s books reflect contemporaneous beliefs, hopes, and fears? Are there taboos in the verbal and visual presentation of death? How is the transition made from death being something that happens to someone else to death being something that will inevitably happen to oneself? How is the inevitability of ...

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Publication
Event date: 
Friday, February 1, 2013
Abstract due date: 
Friday, February 1, 2013
Categories: 
Postcolonial
American
Hispanic & Latino
Interdisciplinary
British
Genre & Form
World Literatures
African-American
Colonial
Revolution & Early National
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