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The Palgrave handbook of children's film and television

Casie Hermansson (Editor), Janet Zepernick (Editor)
This volume explores film and television for children and youth.
Print Book, English, 2019
Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, 2019
1 vol. (594 p.) ; 24 cm.
9783030176204, 3030176207
1. Introduction: History, Contexts, and New Directions in Children’s Film and Television, Casie Hermansson and Janet Zepernick.- Part I: Adaptation and Intertextuality in Children’s Television and Film.- 2. Adaptations for Young Audiences: Critical Challenges, Future Directions, Robyn McCallum.- 3. Easy A(daptation): Sex, Fidelity, and Constructing the Unknowing-Knowing PG-13 Teen Audience, Casie Hermansson.- 4. In Medias Res: The Remediation of Time in Lemony Snicket’s a Series of Unfortunate Events, Madeleine Hunter.- 5. Revisiting the History of Comfort Women and Representing Trauma in the South Korean Films, A Never-Ending Story and Herstory, Ian Wojcik-Andrews and Hyun-Joo Yoo.- 6. New Shoes, Old Paths: Disney’s Cinderella(s), Sally King.- 7. Reimagining Alice through the Intertextual Realm of Children’s Film and Television, Jade Dillon.- Part II: The Possibility of Childhood: Gaining Experience without Coming of Age.- 8. It’s Alive . . . AGAIN: Redefining Children’s Film through Animated Horror, Megan Troutman.- 9. From Anxiety to Well-being: Openings and Endings of Children’s Films from Japan and South Korea, Sung-Ae Lee and John Stephens.- 10. The Reign of Childhood in Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom, Maria-Josee Mendez.- 11. Growing Up in the Upside Down: Youth Horror and Diversity in Stranger Things, Jamie McDaniel.- Part III: Adult Discourses in Children's Film.- 12. Change and Continuity in Contemporary Children’s Cinema, Noel Brown.- 13. Entering the Labyrinth of Ethics in Guillermo del Toro’s El laberinto del fauno, Evy Varsamopoulou.- 14. Male Wombs: The Automaton and Techno-Nurturance in Hugo, Holly Blackford.- 15. Constructing Childhood in Modern Iranian Children’s Cinema: A Cultural History, Amir Ali Nojoumian.- Part IV: Identity, Race, and Class.- 16. Dancing in Reality: Imagery Narration and Chinese Children’s Film in the New Millennium, Fengxia Tan and Lidong Xiang.- 17. In Search of the Elusive Bird: Childhood from the Margins in Fandry, Sonia Ghalian.- 18. Re/presenting Marginalized Children in Contemporary Children’s Cinema in India: A Study of Gattu and Stanley ka Dabba, Devika Mehra.- 19. Power, Prejudice, Predators, and Pets: Representation in Animated Animal Films, Meghann Meeusen.- Part V: The Tension Between Global and Local.- 20. Negotiating National Boundaries in Recent British Children’s Cinema and Television, Robert Shail.- 21. Global Stories, Local Imagination: Glocal Innovations in Filipino Children’s Films, Anna Katrina Gutierrez.- 22. The Iron Curtain Opens: The History of Hungarian Children’s Television in Five Acts, Katalin Lustyik.- Part VI: Film Literacy and Education.- 23. Children’s Literature on Screen: Developing a Model of Literacy Assets, Lucy Taylor and Jeannie Bulman.- 24. Pedagogies of Production: Reimagining Literacies for the Digital Age, Michelle Cannon and John Potter.- 25. Bridging Urban/Rural and Digital Divides: New Directions in Youth Media Education, Steven Goodman.- 26. Film, Arts Education, and Cognition: The Case of Le Cinéma, cent ans de jeunesse, Mark Reid.- Part VII: The Influence of Form and Platform.- 27. Perpetuating Gender Stereotypes from Birth: Analysis of TV Programs for Viewers in Diapers, Dafna Lemish and Nelly Elias.- 28. Big Data and the Future of Children’s Entertainment, Siobhan O’Flynn.- 29. Never-Ending Sequels? Seriality in Children’s Films, Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer.- 30. Contemporary Children’s Film, CGI, and the Child Viewer’s Attention, Michael Brodski.- 31. Finding the Hidden Child: The (Im)Possibility of Children’s Films, Becky Parry.
Includes bibliographical references and index