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New Trends in Children's Literature Research

Twenty-first Century Approaches (2000-2012) from the University of Vigo (Spain)

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Edited By Veljka Ruzicka Kenfel

The purpose of this volume is to present the scientific background of the Children’s Literature and Translation research group, which was established in 1992 at the University of Vigo. In 2006 it was awarded the category of Excellence Research Group. The scientific activities of members over the twenty years it has been in existence have contributed to improving and intensifying research into children’s literature in Spain and also to raising its scientific status. The group has strengthened collaboration with other Spanish universities and opened fruitful cooperation with foreign research centres. This book shows some new research lines we are focussing on and reflects current research trends in Children’s Literature in Spanish universities.
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Towards a Feminist Perspective of American Comics

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Alicia Gil

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This paper is a personal history of development by researching the field of children and youth’s literature, specifically comics, although alternative materials within the larger sphere of popular culture have also attracted my notice, and consequently, research. Thus, I follow the evolution from how my interest in comics as a child developed into an interest in researching them as an adult, focusing the bulk of the paper, obviously, on this latter aspect and its ramifications. By doing so, I am outlining my contribution to the children and youth’s literature research group at University of Vigo.

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