The Routledge Companion to Picturebooks

The Routledge Companion to Picturebooks

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Containing forty-eight chapters, The Routledge Companion to Picturebooks is the ultimate guide to picturebooks. It contains a detailed introduction, surveying the history and development of the field and emphasizing the international and cultural diversity of picturebooks. Divided into five key parts, this volume covers: Concepts and topics - from hybridity and ideology to metafiction and emotions; Genres - from baby books through to picturebooks for adults; Interfaces - their relations to other forms such as comics and visual media; Domains and theoretical approaches, including developmental psychology and cognitive studies; Adaptations. With ground-breaking contributions from leading and emerging scholars alike, this comprehensive volume is one of the first to focus solely on picturebook research. Its interdisciplinary approach makes it key for both scholars and students of literature, as well as education and more

Product details

  • Hardback | 526 pages
  • 171 x 248mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 7 Tables, black and white; 126 Illustrations, black and white
  • 1138853186
  • 9781138853188

Table of contents

ã ã Introduction: Picturebook Research Comes of Age Bettina Kummerling-Meibauer PART I: Concepts and Topics 1. Author-Illustrator Kerry Mallan 2. Picture-Text-Relationships in Picturebooks Nathalie op de Beeck 3. Layout of Picturebooks Megan Lambert 4. Paratexts in Picturebooks Sylvia Pantaleo 5. Montage and Collage in Picturebooks Elina Druker 6. Materiality in Picturebooks Ilgim Veryeri Alaca 7. Picturebooks and Metafiction Cecilia Silva-Diaz 8. Hybridity in Picturebooks Helma van Lierop-Debrauwer 9. Interpictoriality in Picturebooks Beatriz Hoster Cabo, Maria Jose Lobato Suero, and Alberto Manuel Ruiz Campos 10. Seriality in Picturebooks Bettina Kummerling-Meibauer 11. Emotions in Picturebooks Maria Nikolajeva 12. Picturebooks and Gender Karen Coats 13. Canon Processes and Picturebooks Erica Hateley 14. Picturebooks and Ideology John Stephens ã PART II: Picturebook Categories 15. Early Concept Books and Concept Books Bettina Kummerling-Meibauer and Jorg Meibauer 16. Wimmelbooks Cornelia Remi 17. ABC Books Marie-Pierre Litaudon 18. Pop Up and Movable Books Ann Montanaro Staples 19. Wordless Picturebooks Emma Bosch 20. Postmodern Picturebooks Cherie Allan 21. Crossover Picturebooks Sandra Beckett 22. Picturebooks for Adults Ase Marie Ommundsen 23. Informational Picturebooks Nikola von Merveldt 24. Poetry in Picturebooks Donelle Ruwe 25. Multilingual Picturebooks Nancy Hadaway and Terrell Young 26. Digital Picturebooks Maria Nikolajeva and Ghada Al-Yaquot PART III: Interfaces 27. Picturebooks and Illustrated Books Elizabeth Bird and Junko Yokota 28. Artists' Books and Picturebooks Johanna Drucker 29. Picturebooks and Photography Jane Wattenberg 30. Picturebooks and Comics Lara Saguisag 31. Picturebooks and Movies Tobias Kurwinkel PART IV: Domains 32. The Education of a Picturebook-Maker Martin Salisbury 33. Research in Picturebooks: The Wider Path William Moebius 34. Picturebooks and Representations of Childhood Nina Christensen 35. Picturebooks and Literacy Studies Evelyn Arizpe, Jennifer Farrar, and Julie McAdam 36. Picturebooks and Developmental Psychology Elaine Reese and Jessica Johnston 37. Picturebooks and Cognitive Studies Bettina Kummerling-Meibauer and Jorg Meibauer 38. Picturebooks and Linguistics Eva Gressnich 39. Picturebooks and Narratology Smiljana Narancic Kovac 40. Multimodal Analysis of Picturebooks Clare Painter 41. Art History and the Picturebook Marilynn Olson 42. Picture Theory and Picturebooks Lukas Wilde and Nikolas Potysch 43. Picturebooks and Media Studies Margaret Mackey 44. Picturebooks and Translation Riitta Oittinen PART V: Adaptations and Remediation 45. Picturebooks as Adaptations of Fairy Tales Vanessa Joosen 46. Picturebooks as Adaptations of World Literature Marlene Zohrer 47. Film Versions of Picturebooks Johanna Tydecks 48. Picturebooks, Merchandising, and Franchising Naomi Hamer ã ãshow more

About Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer

Bettina Kummerling-Meibauer is Professor in the German Department at the University of Tubingen, Germany. She recently co-edited Learning from Picturebooks: Perspectives from Child Development and Literacy Studies (Routledge, 2015). ã ãshow more