Looking Glasses and Neverlands: Lacan, Desire, and Subjectivity in Children's Literatue

University of Iowa Press
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A “Choice” Outstanding Academic Title
This groundbreaking study introduces and explores Lacan’s complex theories of subjectivity and desire through close readings of canonical children’s books such as Charlotte’s Web, Stellaluna, Holes, Tangerine, and The Chocolate War, providing an introduction to an increasingly influential body of difficult work while making the claim that children’s textual encounters are as significant as their existential ones in constituting their subjectivities and giving shape to their desires.
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About the author

Karen Coats is an associate professor of English at Illinois State University.
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Publisher
University of Iowa Press
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Published on
Apr 2004
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Pages
202
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ISBN
9781587294778
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Nonfiction / Literary Criticism & Collections
Literary Criticism / Children's & Young Adult Literature
Literary Criticism / General
Literary Criticism / Semiotics & Theory
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