The Looking Glass : New Perspectives on Children's Literature, Vol 10, No 2 (2006)

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Analyzing Ideology in a Japanese Fairy Tale

Jane E. Kelley

Abstract


This article analyzes English-language versions of the Issunboshi fairy tale while discussing Japanese culture and multicultural education. As well as imparting valuable information, it serves as a springboard to exploring Japanese folk and fairy tales for our pleasure, research, or classrooms.

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The Looking Glass: new perspectives on children's literature

ISBN 1551-5680