Murder for Kids: Children’s Literature and the Making of an American Tradition

  • Cathrine O. Frank
Keywords: homicide

Abstract

Review of:

Abate, Michelle Ann. Bloody Murder: The Homicide Tradition in Children’s Literature. Baltimore: John Hopkins UP, 2013.

Author Biography

Cathrine O. Frank

Cathrine O. Frank is Associate Professor of English at the University of New England in Maine, where she teaches courses in the Victorian novel, children’s literature, and law and literature. She is the author of Law, Literature, and the Transmission of Culture in England, 1837–1925 (2010) and co-editor, with Matthew Anderson and Austin Sarat, of Law and the Humanities: An Introduction (2010) and Teaching Law and Literature (2011). Her essay on E. Nesbit’s socialist fantasies for children appeared in Hintz and Ostry’s Utopian and Dystopian Writing for Children and Young Adults (2003).

Published
2014-09-03
How to Cite
Frank, C. (2014). Murder for Kids: Children’s Literature and the Making of an American Tradition. Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures, 6(2). Retrieved from http://jeunessejournal.ca/index.php/yptc/article/view/251
Section
Review Essays