Background and activities
Erica specialises in literature for young people, and has particular research interests in issues of gender, class, national identity, and cultural capital.
Information about Erica’s research publications may be viewed in the CRISTIN database at http://bit.ly/1lmMEfz
Scientific, academic and artistic work
Displaying a selection of activities. See all publications in the database
- (2016) Crossing Boundaries with Reading: Telling Stories About Libraries, Literacies, and Learning. New Review of Children's Literature and Librarianship. vol. 22 (1).
- (2016) Judging Books by their Covers: Australian Children's Classics in the Twenty-First Century. Bookbird: A Journal of International Children's Literature. vol. 54 (3).
- (2015) Brought to Book: Exploring Informational Books about Books for Children. Interjuli: Internationale Kinder- und Jugendliteraturforschung.
- (2015) Productive Anxieties: Lostness in The Arrival and Requiem for a Beast. Papers: Explorations into Children's Literature. vol. 23 (1).
- (2009) Shakespeare in Children's Literature: Gender and Cultural Capital. Routledge. 2009. ISBN 9780203889244.
Part of book/report
- (2017) Art, Adaptation, and the Antipodean in Shaun Tan’s The Lost Thing. More Words about Pictures: Current Research on Picturebooks and Visual/Verbal Texts for Young People.
- (2017) The Guys Are the Prize: Adolescent Fiction, Masculinity, and the Political Unconscious of Australian Book Awards. Prizing Children's Literature: The Cultural Politics of Children's Book Awards.
- (2017) Visions and Values: The Children's Book Council of Australia's Prizing of Picture Books in the Twenty-First Century. Canon Constitution and Canon Change in Children’s Literature.
- (2016) "Watch your language, Andy," said Terry. "There might be children reading"; or, Early Readers the Australian Way. The Early Reader in Children's Literature and Culture: Theorizing Books for Beginning Readers.
- (2014) Touching Texts: Adaptations of Australian Picture Books for Tablets. Picture Books and Beyond.
- (2013) Reading: From Turning the Page to Touching the Screen. (Re)imagining the World: Children's Literature's Response to Changing Times.