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Kinder- und Jugendliteraturforschung- 2014/2015

Mit einer Gesamtbibliografie der Veröffentlichungen des Jahres 2014

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Edited By Bernd Dolle-Weinkauff, Hans-Heino Ewers and Carola Pohlmann

Die einundzwanzigste Folge des Jahrbuchs bietet Beiträge von Florian Krobb zur exotischen Abenteuerliteratur und von Bernd Dolle-Weinkauff zum Kriegsbilderbuch während des wilhelminischen Kaiserreichs sowie von Peter Neumann über seine Kindheits- und Jugendlektüren während der Zeit des «III. Reichs». Hans-Heino Ewers befasst sich mit dem Verhältnis Michael Endes zur deutschen Romantik und die Kairoer Germanistin Nermine El Sharkawy untersucht die interkulturell ausgerichtete Literatur junger muslimischer Autorinnen. Reinbert Tabbert dokumentiert den Prozess der Entstehung eines Bilderbuchs von Binette Schroeder, und Gudrun Marci-Boehncke untersucht die Perspektiven der Kinder- und Jugendliteratur in der modernen digitalen Welt.

Die 21. Folge schließt das Jahrbuch bei Peter Lang ab.

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Kinder- und Jugendliteratur in der digitalen Welt: Kulturelle und bildungspolitische Rahmenbedingungen für literarische Bildung

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“The Limits of my Language mean the Limits of my World.” (Wittgenstein) – Children and Youth Literature within the Digital World: Cultural and Educational Preconditions for Literary Education

Globalization, transculturalization and digitalization are key concepts found in contemporary social explanatory models. All over the world we can – at least notionally – participate in the production and reception processes of different cultural commodities – including films and literature and other media. Of course we are confronted with economic interests. But money is just one side of the coin. Participation has been seen as cultural capital which will be significantly improved by a digitalized world (Jenkins 2006). The digital world enables everybody to become a producer – even those who had been just users before (“ProdUser”, e.g. Axel Bruns). The following article will discuss the question of the extent to which this has actually happened by taking the example of literary culture. And what impact does literary education have on the global community? This article focuses on the limits and chances of our global society in times of a digital media production and reception. It will first of all examine the extent to which technical options for global participation actually exist. It will then go on to look at the extent to which participation is still available as cultural capital to those who are selected during a social qualification process. The crucial concept is “digital divide”. Education is one essential precondition to digital participation within our knowledge-based societies. Actual data from the...

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