Sandra Beckett, Professor

Faculty of Social Sciences




Sandra Beckett, Professor

Office: MCA 211
Extension: 3982; Email: sbeckett@brocku.ca

Education:
PhD, University of Manitoba
MA, University of Manitoba
BA, Wilfrid Laurier University

Research Interests:
Popular Culture and Children’s Literature
Popular Culture and Fairy Tales
Popular Culture and Crossover Literature
Picture Books and Illustration
Contemporary Narrative

Teaching Areas:
Popular Culture and Fairy Tales
French Children’s Literature
Comparative Children’s Literature
Twentieth Century and Contemporary French Literature
Women’s Writing

Selected Publications:
Crossover Fiction: Global and Historical Perspectives. New York and London: Routledge, 2010.

Red Riding Hood for All Ages: A Fairy Tale Icon in Cross-Cultural Contexts. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2009.

Beyond Babar: The European Tradition in Children’s Literature. Eds. Sandra L. Beckett and Maria Nikolajeva. Lanham, MD;Scarecrow Press, 2006, 322 p.

Recycling Red Riding Hood. New York and London: Routledge, 2002. 362 p.

Transcending Boundaries: Writing for a Dual Audience of Children and Adults. Ed. Sandra L. Beckett. New York: Garland Publishing, 1999, 278 p.

De grands romanciers écrivent pour les enfants. Montréal: PUM; Grenoble: ELLUG, Université Stendhal-Grenoble III, 1997, 317 p.

Reflections of Change: The Last 50 Years of Children’s Literature. Ed. Sandra L. Beckett. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1997, 203 p.

Exilés, marginaux et parias dans les littératures francophones. Actes du Colloque International, Brock University, October 1992. Textes réunis et publiés par Sandra L. Beckett, Leslie Boldt-Irons et Alain Baudot. Collection Dont actes 12. Toronto: Éditions du GREF, 1994, 331 p.

Sandra Beckett