Not playing it safe: horror & the ludic in children’s picturebooks.
De Rijke, Victoria (2009) Not playing it safe: horror & the ludic in children’s picturebooks. In: Metamorphoses in children’s literature & culture. Drillsma-Milgrom, Barbara and Kirstinä, Leena, eds. Publications of the Finnish Institute for Children's Literature (30). Enostone, Turku, Finland. ISBN 9789519036823
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This chapter was written as part of extended research work on play and language, for an internationally refereed publication examining children’s metaphoric aspects of children’s literature. Forming part of a section on ‘Place, Space and Scopes of Mind’, the chapter cites Bachelard’s ‘oneiric’ space as an argument for reading the picturebook as bounded in a separate ontology of play: ludic, temporal and spatial.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Research Areas:||School of Media and Performing Arts > Media > English Language and Literature|
|Deposited On:||13 Apr 2011 08:19|
|Last Modified:||13 May 2014 15:23|
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