Canons of Children's Literature

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Avant Garde :A Literary Forum
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drsunitasinha@gmail.com

Call for Papers
for
Canons of Children’s Literature
Avant Garde: A Literary Forum invites scholarly writing on all aspects of children's fiction – canonical, modern and contemporary for publication in “Canons of Children’s Literature” which will be published by Atlantic Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi. Articles might include theoretical perspectives, comparative analysis, discussions of texts of historical interest, and bibliographical essays which also provide a scholarly overview of the children’s literature.
Suggested topics:
1. The historical development of fiction for children and youth
2. Children’s and young adult literature culture
3. The fantastic in Children’s and young adult literature culture
4. The Politics and the political in books for children
5. Children’s literature and narrative theory
6. Magic Realism in children’s literature
7. Gothic in children’s literature
8. Folktales and fairy tales for children
9. Autobiography and fiction for children and youth
10. Social and political aspects of fiction for children and youth
11. Child psychology in fiction
12. The place of books for children and adolescents in the literary system
13. Literary theory and fiction for children
14. Translating fiction for children
15. Post-disaster fiction for young adults
The forum requests for your contribution in approximately 3500-5000 words. All references and notes should be incorporated preferably according to MLA style sheet. Copy of your article as - Hard copy (Printout), soft copy (CD) and a copy by Email, would be preferred by the first week of June, 2011.
Yours sincerely
Dr. Sunita Sinha

Editor: Avant Garde “ A Literary Forum”
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Plagiarism Alert:
The editor will not be responsible for any such lapse on part of the contributor. All submissions should be original.

Other Publications by the Editor:
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3. New urges in postcolonial literature: Widening Horizons
4. Reconceiving Post colonialism: Visions And Revisions
5. Postcolonial Imaginings: Fissions and Fusions
6. Critical Responses to Kiran Desai
7. New Perspectives in British Literature, Vol.1
8. New Perspectives in British Literature, Vol.2
9. Indian Booker Prize Winners, Vol 1
10. Indian Booker Prize Winners, Vol 2
11. Modern Literary Theory: New Perspectives, Vol 1 [in press]
12. Modern Literary Theory: New Perspectives, Vol 2 [in press]

cfp categories: 
childrens_literature