Internationalism in Children’s Series

  • Karen Sands-O’Connor
  • Marietta A. Frank

Part of the Critical Approaches to Children’s Literature book series (CRACL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction: Stepping Out into the World: Series and Internationalism

  3. Nineteenth-Century Series Go Abroad

  4. Syndicates, Empires, and Politics

  5. Translating Histories and Cultures

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 210-215

About this book


Internationalism in Children's Series brings together international children's literature scholars who interpret 'internationalism' through various cultural, historical and theoretical lenses. From imperialism to transnationalism, from Tom Swift to Harry Potter, this book addresses the unique ability of series to introduce children to the world.


Children's Literature Internationalism Harry Potter America Australia building Caribbean children's literature culture English literature imperialism interpret literature nation politics understanding Victorian era

Editors and affiliations

  • Karen Sands-O’Connor
    • 1
  • Marietta A. Frank
    • 2
  1. 1.Buffalo State UniversityUSA
  2. 2.University of Pittsburgh at BradfordUSA

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