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Roald Dahl (New Casebooks)
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Series Editor's Preface.- Notes on Contributors .- Introduction; C.Butler .- Fairy Tale and Anti-Fairy Tale: Roald Dahl and the Telling Power of Stories; D.Thacker .- Discomfort and Delight: The Role of Humour in Roald Dahl's Works for Children; J.E.Stallcup .- 'Don't gobblefunk around with words': Roald Dahl and Language; D.Rudd.- 'The problem of school': Roald Dahl and Education; P.Pinsent.- The Unlikely Family Romance in Roald Dahl's Children's Fiction; A.Alston .- 'When one is with her it is impossible to be bored': An Examination of Roald Dahl's Contribution to a Feminist Project in Children's Literature; B.Pennell .- An Unsuitable Read for a Child? Reconsidering Crime and Violence in Roald Dahl's Fiction for Children; H.Worthington.- All Grown Up: Filmic Interpretations of Roald Dahl's Novels; J.Pulliam.- Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake; C.Scott .- Roald Dahl and the Commodification of Fantasy; P.Hunt .- Further Reading.- Index.

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The Roald Dahl casebook is an interesting, thought-provoking, and, in many ways, long-overdue book' - Libri & Liberi 'Well worth reading and full of valuable insights that will make this volume of use to students and scholars alike.' - Michele Stepto, Yale University, USA 'An authoritative collection of essays which together offer a wide range of critical approaches to a substantial proportion of Dahl's work.' - Elizabeth Thiel, Roehampton University, UK

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ANN ALSTON and CATHERINE BUTLER are both Senior Lecturers in English at the University of the West of England, UK.

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'The Roald Dahl casebook is an interesting, thought-provoking, and, in many ways, long-overdue book' - Libri & Liberi 'Well worth reading and full of valuable insights that will make this volume of use to students and scholars alike.' - Michele Stepto, Yale University, USA 'An authoritative collection of essays which together offer a wide range of critical approaches to a substantial proportion of Dahl's work.' - Elizabeth Thiel, Roehampton University, UK

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