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<i>Dumbo</i>, Disney, and Difference

Nicholas Sammond.

in The Oxford Handbook of Children's Literature

March 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Children's Literature Studies; Film. 9658 words.

This article examines the ways in which Walt Disney created a cinematic empire by selling his creations as “good for children.” It links them to classic children's literature and...

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Speculative Fiction

Marek Oziewicz.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies; Media Studies. 12002 words.

The term “speculative fiction” has three historically located meanings: a subgenre of science fiction that deals with human rather than technological problems, a genre distinct from and...

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