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Health, Sickness and Literature for Children

Webb, Jean ORCID: (2017) Health, Sickness and Literature for Children. In: The Edinburgh Companion to Children’s Literature. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, pp. 281-288. ISBN Hardback: 9781474414630, eBook (ePub): 9781474414654

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The subjects of health, including sickness, and medicine are developing as new areas of research interest applied to the field of children’s literature really over the past five years. This chapter discusses the ways in which these areas have been, are being, and could be developed and identify reasons why this is so and the importance of such research.

The chapter highlights the interdisciplinarity of this work and the ways in which these approaches enable new thinking.

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Uncontrolled Discrete Keywords: children's literature, health, sickness, childhood, adolescence
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PZ Childrens literature
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: College of Arts, Humanities and Education > School of Humanities
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Depositing User: Jean Webb
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2016 07:49
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2020 17:14

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