Book Discussion on Sticks and Stones: Children's Literature

An in-studio interview with author Jack Zipes about his book Sticks and Stones: The Troublesome Success of Children’s Literature from… read more

An in-studio interview with author Jack Zipes about his book Sticks and Stones: The Troublesome Success of Children’s Literature from Slovenly Peter to Harry Potter , published by Routledge. In his book about the state of children’s literature Professor Zipes writes about the children’s publishing industry, children’s literature courses in universities, and the way children’s books are reviewed in the media. The book asserts that most children’s literature is written with an adult bias and that it curtails children’s natural creativity. close

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Book Discussion on Sticks and Stones: Children's Literature

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Interview
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Interview
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 21, 2001
Last Aired:
May 12, 2001

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  • Apr 21, 2001 | 1:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 28, 2001 | 5:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 12, 2001 | 8:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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