Red Shift Resources & Further Study

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Benton, Michael. "Detective Imagination." Children's Literature in Education 13 (March 1974): 6-12. Discusses violence, sense of place, and style of Red Shift.

Bryden, Ronald. "Out of the Juvenile Ghetto." The Listener 8 (November 1973): 639. Argues that Garner's work is appropriate for children, that he uses "the vocabulary of childhood" and, through fantasy, introduces children to an adult reality of good and evil.

Chambers, Aidan. "An Interview with Alan Garner." Signal 27 (September 1978): 119-137. Reprint. The Signal Approach to Children's Books. Edited by Nancy Chambers. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1980. Discussion of point of view, the narrator, language, critics, and writing for children.

——. "Letter from England: Literary Crossword Puzzle .. . or Masterpiece?"

Horn Book 49 (October 1973): 494497. Suggests that Red Shift is fascinating but not for children.

Eyre, Frank. British Children's Books in the Twentieth Century. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1971. Places Garner in the context of other British writers.

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