Book Picture-Book Professors

Picture-Book Professors
By:Melissa Terras
Published on 2018-10-31 by Cambridge University Press

How is academia portrayed in children's literature? This Element ambitiously surveys fictional professors in texts marketed towards children, who are overwhelmingly white and male, tending to be elderly scientists. Professors fall into three stereotypes: the vehicle to explain scientific facts, the baffled genius, and the evil madman. By the late twentieth century, the stereotype of the male, mad, muddlehead, called Professor SomethingDumb, is formed in humorous yet pejorative fashion. This Element provides a publishing history of the role of academics in children's literature, questioning the book culture which promotes the enforcement of stereotypes regarding intellectual expertise in children's media. This title is also available, with additional material, as Open Access.

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Book ID of Picture-Book Professors's Books is TqRyDwAAQBAJ, Book which was written byMelissa Terrashave ETAG "EZ1OtV6+ImA"

Book which was published by Cambridge University Press since 2018-10-31 have ISBNs, ISBN 13 Code is 9781108540322 and ISBN 10 Code is 1108540325

Book which have " Pages" is Printed at BOOK under CategoryLanguage Arts and Disciplines

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