On the Function of Money, Spending, and Saving in Recent Canadian Children’s Texts Dealing with Poverty and Homelessness

  • Jamie Paris
Keywords: money, homelessness, poverty, children

Abstract

Review of:

Arato, Rona. Ice Cream Town. Markham, ON: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2007.

Fournier, Kevin Marc. Sandbag Shuffle. Saskatoon: Thistledown P, 2007.

Mototsune, Kat. Money: Deal with it or Pay the Price. Illus. Remie Geoffroi. Toronto: Lorimer, 2007.

Walters, Eric. Sketches. Toronto: Puffin Canada, 2007.

Author Biography

Jamie Paris

Jamie Paris is a doctoral candidate at the University of British Columbia, studying Renaissance drama, affect theory, and theories of tragedy. He completed his MA at the University of Regina, where he studied Kipling and masculinity. He is a graduate of the honours English and philosophy programs at the University of Winnipeg, where he worked in the history of philosophy and children's literature and culture. His current work in Renaissance studies deals with representations of woe and despair in Shakespeare. This essay was completed while he was working as a research assistant for Mavis Reimer at the Center for Research in Young People's Texts and Cultures at the University of Winnipeg.

Published
2009-10-19
How to Cite
Paris, J. (2009). On the Function of Money, Spending, and Saving in Recent Canadian Children’s Texts Dealing with Poverty and Homelessness. Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures, 1(2). Retrieved from http://jeunessejournal.ca/index.php/yptc/article/view/2
Section
Review Essays