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Author Nikolajeva, Maria, author.

Title Reading for learning : cognitive approaches to children's literature / Maria Nikolajeva, University of Cambridge.

Publication Info. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Publishing Company, [2014]

Item Status

Description 1 online resource (viii, 247 pages).
Series Children's literature, culture, and cognition, 2212-9006 ; volume 3
Children's literature, culture, and cognition ; v. 3.
Summary How does reading fiction affect young people? How can they transfer fictional experience into real life? Why do they care about fictional characters? How does fiction enhance young people's sense of self-hood? Supported by cognitive psychology and brain research, this ground-breaking book is the first study of young readers' cognitive and emotional engagement with fiction. It explores how fiction stimulates perception, attention, imagination and other cognitive activity, and opens radically new ways of thinking about literature for young readers. Examining a wide range of texts for a young aud.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Language awareness in children.
Reading, Psychology of.
Cognitive styles in children.
Reading -- Social aspects.
Psychology and literature.
Children's literature -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: Nikolajeva, Maria. Reading for learning 9789027201577 (DLC) 2014012492 (OCoLC)875742534
ISBN 9789027269959 (electronic bk.)
9027269955 (electronic bk.)
9781306841900 (ebk)
1306841909 (ebk)
9789027201577 (hb : alk. paper)
9027201579 (hb : alk. paper)