Interdisciplinary Humanities


Children's Media

Spring 2012

Volume 29.1

Guest Editors - Michael Howarth, Missouri Southern State University
Wynn Yarbrough, University of the District of Columbia







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Editors' Introduction

     Michael Howarth     Missouri Southern State University
    Wynn Yarbrough     University of the District of Columbia

Opposition of Aging: Stories About Children in Movies
     Timothy Shary     University of Oklahoma
Power to the Princess: Disney and the Creation of the 20th Century
Princess Narrative
     Caroline Light     University of Louisiana at Lafayette
The Prairie Tales: Introducing Literature, Art, and History to Young
      Martyn Beeny     South Dakota State Historical Society
      Nancy Tystad Koupal     South Dakota State Historical Society
Living According to Nature: Roman Stoicism in The Wind in the Willows
     Donna R. White     Arkansas Tech University
Goodnight Goodnight Moon: A Semiotic Analysis of Berkeley Breathed's
Goodnight Opus
     Matthew R. Turner     Radford University
Subversive Seuss: Global North-South Relations in The Cat in the Hat
Comes Back
     Holly Burdorff     Independent Scholar
What the Snorgh Taught Me About Emmanuel Levinas
     Will Buckingham     De Montfort University
Classroom Comics: Children's Medium and the New Literacy  
     Doré Ripley     California State University, East Bay
Poetry: Deer  
     JonArno Lawson
The Sound and The Funny: An Interview with JonArno Lawson
     Interview by Wynn Yarbrough     University of District of Columbia
Book Reviews  
Boy of the Border by Langston Hughes  
     Reviewed by La Tanya L. Reese Rogers     University of the District of Columbia
Keywords for Children's Literature by Phillip Nell and Lissa Paul
     Reviewed by Andrea White     University of the District of Columbia
The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You'll Ever Need by Daniel H. Pink  
     Reviewed by Doré Ripley     California State University, East Bay
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Cover art - Centaurs Gathering Flowers
     by Daniel Venne     Gouache on paper, 11" x 15 ", 2012.
Executive Editor - Ronald Weber, University of Texas at El Paso
Co-Editor - Stephen Husarik, University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
Co-Editor - Lee Ann Elliott Westman, University of Texas at El Paso
Book Review Editor - Wynn Yarbrough, University of the District of Columbia
Art Editor - Kerry Doyle, University of Texas at El Paso

This issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities is partially underwritten by The Friends of the Humanities at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and the Humanities Program at The University of Texas at El Paso.