children’s literature and the Other

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“What we get from children’s literature are the very patterns and signifiers that define our understanding of and our positions with respect to the Other and, in so doing, structure our sense of self.”[1]


[1] P4 Karen Coats (2004) Looking Glasses and Neverlands; Lacan, Desire, and Subjectivity in Children’s Literature.  University of Iowa Press: Iowa   City

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