|aLooking glasses and neverlands :|bLacan, desire, and subjectivity in children's literature /|cKaren Coats.
|aIowa City, Iowa :|bUniversity of Iowa Press,|cc2004.
|ax, 191 p. ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. -186) and index.
|aThe subject of children's literature -- How to save your life: lessons from a runt pig -- A time to mourn: the loss of the mother -- Mourning into dancing: recuperating the loss of the mother -- Looking glasses and neverlands: beyond the symbolic -- "I never explain anything": children's literature and sexuation -- Blinded by the white: the responsibilities of race -- Abjection and adolescent fiction: ways out -- Postmoderns at the gates of dawn.