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Stories matter: (the complexity of cultural authenticity in children's literature )
Table of Contents
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.Reframing the debate about cultural authenticity /Rudine Sims Bishop II. Theperspectives of authors, illustrators, and editors on cultural authenticity.3.Who can tell my story? /Jacqueline Woodson 4."Around my table" is not always enough /W. Nikola-Lisa 5.Authentic enough : am I? are you? : interpreting culture for children's literature /Susan Guevara 6. Thecandle and the mirror : one author's journey as an outsider /Judi Moreillon 7. Amess of stories /Marc Aronson 8.To Stingo with love : an author's perspective on writing outside one's culture /Kathryn Lasky 9.Multiculturalism is not Halloween /Thelma Seto III.Political correctness and cultural authenticity.10.Beyond political correctness /Hazel Rochman 11. Thecomplexity of debates about multicultural literature and cultural authenticity /Violet J. Harris 12."Authenticity," or the lesson of Little Tree /Henry Louis Gates Jr. --13.Multicultural literature and the politics of reaction /Joel Taxel 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 15.Accuracy and authenticity in American Indian children's literature : the social responsibility of authors and illustrators /Elizabeth Noll 16.Accuracy is not enough : the role of cultural values in the authenticity of picture books /Weimin MoandWenju Shen 17.Artistic triumph or multicultural failure? : multiple perspectives on a "multicultural" award-winning book /Laura B. SmolkinandJoseph H. Suina 18.Images of West Africa in children's books : replacing old stereotypes with new ones? /Vivian Yenika-Agbaw 19. Theuse of Spanish in Latino children's literature in English : what makes for cultural authenticity? /Rosalinda B. BarreraandRuth E. Quiroa V.Connecting cultural authenticity to the classroom.20.Multiple definitions of multicultural literature : is the debate really just "ivory tower" bickering? /Mingshui Cai Thetrivialization and misuse of multicultural literature : issues of representation and communication /Zhihui Fang,Danling Fu,andLinda Leonard Lamme 22."I'm not from Pakistan" : multicultural literature and the problem of representation /Curt Dudley-Marling.
ISBN: 9780814147443 Subtitle: (the complexity of cultural authenticity in children's literature ) Publisher: National Council of Teachers of English Location: Urbana, Ill. Subject: Children Subject: Children's literature, American Subject: Children's literature, English Subject: Culture in literature Subject: Storytelling in literature. Subject: Multiculturalism in literature. Edition Description: Includes bibliographical references and index. Series Volume: no. 9. Publication Date: c2003 Illustrations: Yes Pages: xi, 340 p. Related Subjects
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