Spring 2011

Issue 30

Conflicts and Controversies 


  • Anne Cassidy Pushing the Boundaries of Teen Fiction
  • Panel Discussion
  • Elizabeth Laird Conflicts and Controversies: Running into Flak
  • Jane Rosen and Hazel Brown Once Upon a Wartime: Classic War Stories forChildren An Exhibition at the Imperial War Museum
  • Malorie Blackman in Conversation with Laura Atkins
  • Lucy Andrew A Band of Light amongst the Shadows: The Boy Detective and the ‘Penny-Dreadful’ Controversy of the 1860s
  • Anthony Robinson and Annemarie Young The Refugee Diary Series: Giving a Voice to the Voiceless
  • Kimberly Black Hair Controversy and Racial Politics in Children’s Picture Books
  • Patricia Kennon Picturing the Irish Past: Historical Picture Books and the Famine
  • Penni Cotton Conflicts and Controversies in European Picture Books
  • Sarah Stokes ‘… until the day she found an empty chair’: The Conceptualisation of Bereavement and Depression through the Picture-Book Narrative of Oliver Jeffers’ The Heart and the Bottle
  • Helen Day Violence, Surveillance and Survival in Hunger Games, Battle Royale and The Running Man
  • Anthony Pavlik William Mayne and the Death of the Author
  • B.J. Epstein Dancing and Playing and Mattering: How Gay Teenagers are Portrayed in Young Adult Literature
  • Tammy Mielke Losing, Choosing, Abusing, Removing my Religion: Conflicting Attitudes Concerning Religion in Contemporary Adolescent Literature
  • Kirsty Jenkins War and Peace: Controversial Images of Wartime Europe in the Contemporary School Stories of Elinor M. Brent-Dyer
  • Sandra Williams ‘Rupturing the Past’: Disturbing Family Relationships in Hugh Scott’s Why Weeps the Brogan?
  • Ruth Murphy Gorilla Warfare: Apes, Adolescents and African Adventures in 1860’s Children’s Literature
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