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“What do Ι need Comparative Children’s Literature for?” Comparative Children’s Literature in the age of globalization and the mutual effort of sameness and difference to cannibalize one another
Keimena (2011)
  • Petros Panaou, Dr, Boise State University
Abstract

Answering the title’s question--“What do Ι need Comparative Children’s Literature for?--the present article points to various ‘uses’ of the comparative field/ tool in literary criticism and multicultural education. Its most important use is its potential to unlock the cultural battles between sameness and difference that are so characteristic of contemporary global and local cultures.

Publication Date
2011
Citation Information
Panaou, P. (2011). What do I need comparative children’s literature for? Keimena: E- journal for the study, research and teaching of children’s literature, 13. Retrieved from http://keimena.ece.uth.gr/