Garry Disher's Bamboo Flute: Negotiating Multiple Aesthetic Responses

Garry Disher's Bamboo Flute: Negotiating Multiple Aesthetic Responses Children’s Literature in Education, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2000 Karen Day teaches Karen S. Day children’s literature and language arts in the school of Education at the University College of the Cariboo in Kamloops, B.C., Garry Disher’s Bamboo Flute: Canada. Negotiating Multiple Aesthetic Responses Introduction Disher, Garry. The I received a copy of The Bamboo Flute (Disher, 1992) from a friend Bamboo Flute in Australia. We have exchanged Canadian and Australian children’s books for years. I read the short novel quickly. I liked the story and was moved by the protagonist, Paul, and his childlike hope for the return of music to his family’s life. I was intrigued by the photographs at the beginning of each chapter and at the end of the book in the acknowledgments section, and realized that Disher’s book was more complex and deserved a more careful reading. I read the novel more slowly the second time, mentally negotiating the interplay of texts. On the cover I noticed the photograph of a boy with a pail. I noticed the cropped photographs at the beginning of each chapter: slices of the compilation of photographs that comprise the acknowledgments. The biographical note about the author, which included http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Children's Literature in Education Springer Journals

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Children’s Literature in Education, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2000 Karen Day teaches Karen S. Day children’s literature and language arts in the school of Education at the University College of the Cariboo in Kamloops, B.C., Garry Disher’s Bamboo Flute: Canada. Negotiating Multiple Aesthetic Responses Introduction Disher, Garry. The I received a copy of The Bamboo Flute (Disher, 1992) from a friend Bamboo Flute in Australia. We have exchanged Canadian and Australian children’s books for years. I read the short novel quickly. I liked the story and was moved by the protagonist, Paul, and his childlike hope for the return of music to his family’s life. I was intrigued by the photographs at the beginning of each chapter and at the end of the book in the acknowledgments section, and realized that Disher’s book was more complex and deserved a more careful reading. I read the novel more slowly the second time, mentally negotiating the interplay of texts. On the cover I noticed the photograph of a boy with a pail. I noticed the cropped photographs at the beginning of each chapter: slices of the compilation of photographs that comprise the acknowledgments. The biographical note about the author, which included

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Children's Literature in EducationSpringer Journals

Published: Oct 15, 2004

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