(Re)imagining the World

Part of the series New Frontiers of Educational Research pp 127-139


Memory: (Re)imagining the Past Through Children′s Literature

  • Cherie AllanAffiliated withChildren and Youth Research Centre, Queensland University of Technology Email author 

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There has been a renewal of interest in memory studies in recent years, particularly in the Western world. This chapter considers aspects of personal memory followed by the concept of cultural memory. It then examines how the Australian cultural memory of the Anzac Legend is represented in a number of recent picture books.