Towards an analaysis of the utilisation of metafictive strategies in postmodern picturebooks

Allan, Cherie (2015) Towards an analaysis of the utilisation of metafictive strategies in postmodern picturebooks. English in Australia, 50(3), pp. 35-38.

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Abstract

This paper notes the ways in which conventional texts often construct limited reading positions and/or points of view. It argues that through the use of postmodern picturebooks and an understanding of metafictive strategies (as one aspect of a more complex methodological approach to the analysis of postmodern picturebooks) students are provided with tools through which to interrogate narrative conventions that are often otherwise naturalised through familiarity.

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ID Code: 96281
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: diversity, postmodern picturebooks, metafictive strategies, Australian Curriulum: English, visual texts
ISSN: 0046-208X
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE ESL and TESOL) (130204)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > LITERARY STUDIES (200500)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Cultural & Professional Learning
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2015 Australian Association for the Teaching of English Inc
Deposited On: 21 Jun 2016 22:40
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2016 08:12

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