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Stories matter: (the complexity of cultural authenticity in children's literature )

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Table of Contents

  1. I. Thesociological contexts of cultural authenticity.1. Thecomplexity of cultural authenticity in children's literature : why the debates really matter /Kathy G. ShortandDana L. Fox
  2. 2.Reframing the debate about cultural authenticity /Rudine Sims Bishop
  3. II. Theperspectives of authors, illustrators, and editors on cultural authenticity.3.Who can tell my story? /Jacqueline Woodson
  4. 4."Around my table" is not always enough /W. Nikola-Lisa
  5. 5.Authentic enough : am I? are you? : interpreting culture for children's literature /Susan Guevara
  6. 6. Thecandle and the mirror : one author's journey as an outsider /Judi Moreillon
  7. 7. Amess of stories /Marc Aronson
  8. 8.To Stingo with love : an author's perspective on writing outside one's culture /Kathryn Lasky
  9. 9.Multiculturalism is not Halloween /Thelma Seto
  10. III.Political correctness and cultural authenticity.10.Beyond political correctness /Hazel Rochman
  11. 11. Thecomplexity of debates about multicultural literature and cultural authenticity /Violet J. Harris
  12. 12."Authenticity," or the lesson of Little Tree /Henry Louis Gates Jr. --13.Multicultural literature and the politics of reaction /Joel Taxel
  13. IV. Theperspectives of educators on cultural authenticity.14.Can we fly across cultural gaps on the wings of imagination? : ethnicity, experience, and cultural authenticity /Mingshui Cai
  14. 15.Accuracy and authenticity in American Indian children's literature : the social responsibility of authors and illustrators /Elizabeth Noll
  15. 16.Accuracy is not enough : the role of cultural values in the authenticity of picture books /Weimin MoandWenju Shen
  16. 17.Artistic triumph or multicultural failure? : multiple perspectives on a "multicultural" award-winning book /Laura B. SmolkinandJoseph H. Suina
  17. 18.Images of West Africa in children's books : replacing old stereotypes with new ones? /Vivian Yenika-Agbaw
  18. 19. Theuse of Spanish in Latino children's literature in English : what makes for cultural authenticity? /Rosalinda B. BarreraandRuth E. Quiroa
  19. V.Connecting cultural authenticity to the classroom.20.Multiple definitions of multicultural literature : is the debate really just "ivory tower" bickering? /Mingshui Cai
  20. Thetrivialization and misuse of multicultural literature : issues of representation and communication /Zhihui Fang,Danling Fu,andLinda Leonard Lamme
  21. 22."I'm not from Pakistan" : multicultural literature and the problem of representation /Curt Dudley-Marling.

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(the complexity of cultural authenticity in children's literature )
National Council of Teachers of English
Urbana, Ill.
Children's literature, American
Children's literature, English
Culture in literature
Storytelling in literature.
Multiculturalism in literature.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
no. 9.
Publication Date:
xi, 340 p.

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