Monday, August 28, 2006

'Paddington Bear: a case study of immigration and otherness' by Angela Smith. Children's Literature in Education, 37(1), March 2006.

"Paddington, as a series of books begun in the late 1950s, presents issues of anti-racism and ‘Otherness’ which can be revealed through a close textual analysis of the introductory chapters of the first book in series, A Bear Called Paddington (1958), whilst also showing how the dominant culture retains its superior status."

Full text free to download from the Springer site.