WorldCat Identities

Olsen, Stephanie

Works: 2 works in 16 publications in 1 language and 340 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Editor, Author
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Stephanie Olsen
Learning how to feel : children's literature and emotional socialization, 1870-1970 by Ute Frevert( Book )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Learning How to Feel explores the ways in which children and adolescents learn not just how to express emotions that are thought to be pre-existing, but actually how to feel. The volume assumes that the embryonic ability to feel unfolds through a complex dialogue with the social and cultural environment and specifically through reading material. The fundamental formation takes place in childhood and youth. A multi-authored historical monograph, Learning How to Feel uses children's literature and advice manuals to access the training practices and learning processes for a wide range of emotions in the modern age, c. 1870-1970. The study takes an international approach, covering a broad array of social, cultural, and political milieus in Britain, Germany, India, Russia, France, Canada, and the United States. Learning How to Feel places multidirectional learning processes at the centre of the discussion, through the concept of practical knowledge. The book innovatively draws a framework for broad historical change during the course of the period. Emotional interaction between adult and child gave way to a focus on emotional interactions among children, while gender categories became less distinct. Children were increasingly taught to take responsibility for their own emotional development, to find 'authenticity' for themselves. In the context of changing social, political, cultural, and gender agendas, the building of nations, subjects and citizens, and the forging of moral and religious values, Learning How to Feel demonstrates how children were provided with emotional learning tools through their reading matter to navigate their emotional lives"--Jacket
Childhood, youth and emotions in modern history : national, colonial and global perspectives by Stephanie Olsen( )

10 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Childhood, Youth and Emotions in Modern History is the first book to innovatively combine the history of childhood and youth with the history of emotions, combining multiple national, colonial, and global perspectives. --
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.65 (from 0.65 for Learning h ... to 0.66 for Childhood, ...)

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