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Title Twice-told children's tales : the influence of childhood reading on writers for adults / edited by Betty Greenway.

Publication Info. New York : Routledge, 2005.

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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 247 pages).
Series Children's literature and culture ; 35
Children's literature and culture ; 35.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A child's-eye reading of Mark Twain / Madison Smartt Bell -- Borges and Georgie : childhood reading, adult writing, and the shape of the Latin American fantastic / Kimberly A. Nance -- A lonely impulse of delight : one reader's childhood / Dana Gioia -- All the stuff / Antonya Nelson -- Taking flight : a retrospect on booking passage / Ira Sadoff -- Bad habits / Lee K. Abbott -- A writer on the yellow brick road : Salman Rushdie's Ozian inspirations / Justyna Deszcz-Tryhubczak -- The pudding, the witch, and the titan / Sabina Murray -- Fantastic fellow-travelers / X.J. Kennedy -- Grains of truth in the wildest fable : "Beauty and the beast" retold as Jane Eyre / Christine Butterworth-McDermott -- Pictures first / Barry Unsworth -- Essential and eternal / Penelope Lively -- Silver chief / John McPhee -- Higgledy piggledy, gobbledygoo : the rotted residue of nursery rhyme in Sylvia Plath's poetry / Luanne Castle -- Corrupting children / W.D. Snodgrass -- Cuentos / Rudolfo Anaya -- Ineradicable echoes / Charles Wright -- Wonders wild and new : Lewis Carroll's Alice books and postmodern women writers / Carolyn Sigler -- Dreamhouse revisited / Alison Habens -- Mapping the soupsweet land : King Solomon's Mines in Graham Greene's The heart of the matter / Hope Howell Hodgkins -- Sheba's breasts / D.M. Thomas -- E. Nesbit and Primrose Cumming / Maxine Kumin -- Punch reads Aunt Judy : Kipling, Ewing, and the uses of children's literature / Judith A. Plotz -- Three men in a boat / Andrei Codrescu -- Cowboys and poets / C.K. Williams -- Transmutations of folktale and school story in A portrait of the artist as a young man / Jacqueline L. Gmuca -- Dear Jade Snow / Maxine Hong Kingston -- From the salty unconscious of the sea / Sandra Alcosser.
Summary First published in 2005.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Authors, American -- 20th century -- Books and reading.
Authors -- 20th century -- Books and reading.
Children's literature -- History and criticism.
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Added Author Greenway, Betty.
Other Form: Print version: Twice-told children's tales 0415972051 (DLC) 2005006350 (OCoLC)58535559
ISBN 9781135468842 (electronic bk.)
1135468842 (electronic bk.)
1299868193 (ebk)
9781299868199 (ebk)
9780203958421 (e-book)
020395842X (e-book)