Children’s Literature and Popular Culture

Tanaya Mohanty

Abstract


This article tries to interrogate the idea of hegemonization associated with children’s literature as a sub-genre of popular culture. This article talks about the world of difference between a boy’s and a girl’s world which shapes and at the same time shaped by popular culture.

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Popular Culture, Children’s literature, hegemonization, Socialization

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