Margot Lesley Hillel


NameMargot Lesley Hillel

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'Nearly all are supported by children': Charitable childhoods in late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century literature for children in the British world
Hillel, Margot. (2017) 'Nearly all are supported by children': Charitable childhoods in late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century literature for children in the British world. In In H. Morrison and M. C. Martin (Ed.). Creating religious childhoods in Anglo-World and British Colonial Contexts, 1800-1950 pp. 163 - 180 Routledge.

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Reading and writing ethically for young Australians
Hillel, Margot. (2016) Reading and writing ethically for young Australians. Forum for World Literature Studies. 8(1), pp. 59 - 74.

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Training for Adulthood: Gender in nineteenth and early twentieth-century children's books in Australia
Hillel, Margot. (2014) Training for Adulthood: Gender in nineteenth and early twentieth-century children's books in Australia. Genesis: rivista della Società Italiana delle Storiche. XIII(2), pp. 43 - 61. https://doi.org/10.1400/228884

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Iconic Australia in Alison Lester's Are we there yet?
Hillel, Margot. (2013) Iconic Australia in Alison Lester's Are we there yet? In In AM Ommundsen (Ed.). Looking out and looking in: National identity in picturebooks of the new millennium pp. 15 - 27 Novus Press.

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'She faded and drooped as a flower' : Constructing the Child in the Child-Rescue Literature of Late Victorian England
Hillel, Margot. (2012) 'She faded and drooped as a flower' : Constructing the Child in the Child-Rescue Literature of Late Victorian England. In In A. Gavin (Ed.). Palgrave MacMillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230361867_10

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«Help make the world a better place to live in». Young people as redemptive conscience in Australian books for young adults
Hillel, Margot. (2012) «Help make the world a better place to live in». Young people as redemptive conscience in Australian books for young adults. History of Education & Children's Literature. 7(2), pp. 113 - 126.

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'She makes them tingle all over' : eroticising the child in twentieth-century Australian picture books
Hillel, Margot. (2011) 'She makes them tingle all over' : eroticising the child in twentieth-century Australian picture books. History of Education & Children's Literature. VI(1), pp. 199 - 214.

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'Give us all missionary eyes and missionary hearts' :Triumphalism and missionising in late-Victorian children's literature
Hillel, Margot. (2011) 'Give us all missionary eyes and missionary hearts' :Triumphalism and missionising in late-Victorian children's literature. Mousaion: library science contributions. 29(3), pp. 179 - 192.

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'Some of these books are for mature readers' :Australian young adult literature and the CBC Awards
Hillel, Margot. (2011) 'Some of these books are for mature readers' :Australian young adult literature and the CBC Awards. In R. Yuping and F. Yi (Ed.). Proceedings of the International Conference on Adolescent Literature. China: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press. pp. 54 - 80

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Child, nation, race and empire: Child rescue discourse, England, Canada and Australia, 1850-1915
Swain, Shurlee and Hillel, Margot. (2010) Child, nation, race and empire: Child rescue discourse, England, Canada and Australia, 1850-1915 Manchester University Press.

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Welcoming strangers :the politics of 'othering' in three Australian picture books
Hillel, Margot Lesley. (2010) Welcoming strangers :the politics of 'othering' in three Australian picture books. In J Plastow and M Hillel (Ed.). The Sands of time: children's literature: culture, politics & identity. Great Britain: University of Hertfordshire Press. pp. 91 - 103

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"being thankful for their birth in a Christian land": Interrogating intersections between whiteness and child rescue
Swain, Shurlee, Hillel, Margot and Sweeney, Belinda. (2009) "being thankful for their birth in a Christian land": Interrogating intersections between whiteness and child rescue. In In L. Boucher, J. Carey and K. Ellinghaus (Ed.). Re-Orienting Whiteness pp. 83 - 98 Palgrave MacMillan.

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Befriending sea creatures and journeying through life: Images of the ocean in Australian children's literature
Hillel, Margot Lesley. (2009) Befriending sea creatures and journeying through life: Images of the ocean in Australian children's literature. In In Y. Fan and H.Dan (Ed.). Marine Literature Study pp. 191 - 199 Ocean Press.

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Where is the mother in all this? Representations of mothers and mothering in popular Australian and South African books for young adults
Hillel, Margot and van der Walt, Thomas. (2009) Where is the mother in all this? Representations of mothers and mothering in popular Australian and South African books for young adults. Mousaion: South African Journal for Information Studies. 27(2), pp. 227 - 244.

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Orphans at the beach: Revisiting Michael Noonan's the December boys
Hillel, Margot. (2009) Orphans at the beach: Revisiting Michael Noonan's the December boys. Foreign Literature Studies/ Wai Guo Wen Xue Yan Jiu. 31(3), pp. 140 - 146.

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As though his face had been white: Child rescuers, whiteness and the empire
Swain, Hillel, Margot, Sweeney, Belinda and Professor, Shurlee Lesley Swain. (2007) As though his face had been white: Child rescuers, whiteness and the empire. In Leigh Boucher, Jane Carey and Katherine Ellinghaus (Ed.). Historicizing Whiteness: Transnational Perspectives on the Construction of an Identity. Melbourne, Australia: RMIT E-press. pp. 384 - 391

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The shaping of childhood through the Victorian government readers
Hillel, Margot. (2007) The shaping of childhood through the Victorian government readers. Chongqing Social Sciences.

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Picturing parenting in the words and illustrations of Bob Graham
Hillel, Margot. (2006) Picturing parenting in the words and illustrations of Bob Graham. CREArTA. 6(Special Issue), pp. 75 - 82.

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Picturing Parenting in the Words and Illustrations of Bob Graham
Hillel, Margot. (2006) Picturing Parenting in the Words and Illustrations of Bob Graham. CREArTA: the International Journal of the Centre for Research and Education in the Arts. 6(Special Issue), pp. 75 - 82.

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The same but different: The dynamics of local and global in Australian, Canadian & south African children's literature
Carpenter, Carole, Hillel, Margot and Van der Walt, Thomas. (2005) The same but different: The dynamics of local and global in Australian, Canadian & south African children's literature. In In E. O'Sullivan, K. Reynolds and R. Romeren (Ed.). Children's Literature Global and Local: Social and Aesthetic Perspectives pp. 133 - 173 Novus Press.

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Helpless and a cripple: The disabled child in children's literature and child rescue discourses
Hillel, Margot. (2005) Helpless and a cripple: The disabled child in children's literature and child rescue discourses. In Rosie Findlay and Sebastien Salbayre (Ed.). Stories for Children, Histories of Childhood. Tours,France: Presses universitaires Francois Rabelais. pp. 127 - 138

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Voyeurism and power: Change and renewal of the eroticized figure in Australian books for teenagers
Hillel, Margot Lesley. (2004) Voyeurism and power: Change and renewal of the eroticized figure in Australian books for teenagers. In In T. van der Walt (Ed.). Change and Renewal in Children's Literature pp. 67 - 78 Praeger.

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Race and redemption: Images of empire in children's literature
Hillel, Margot Lesley. (2004) Race and redemption: Images of empire in children's literature. In In K Darian-Smith, P. Grimshaw and S. McIntyre (Ed.). Exploring the British World pp. 580 - 597 RMIT Publishing.

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Performing politics: Children as conscience
Hillel, Margot Lesley. (2004) Performing politics: Children as conscience. In In S. Pearce and K. Mallan (Ed.). Seriously Playful: Genre; Performance and Text pp. 247 - 256 Post Pressed.

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Ignorance is not innocence
Swain, Shurlee Lesley, Warne, Ellen Mary and Hillel, Margot Lesley. (2004) Ignorance is not innocence. In In G. Nelson and M. Martin (Ed.). Sexual Pedagogies: Sex Education in Britain, Australia and America pp. 33 - 52 Palgrave Publishing.

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Revisiting the Australian child: Nick Earl's 48 Shades of Brown, Anna Fienberg's Borrowed Light and Helen Barnes's Killing Aurora
Hillel, Margot. (2003) Revisiting the Australian child: Nick Earl's 48 Shades of Brown, Anna Fienberg's Borrowed Light and Helen Barnes's Killing Aurora. In John McKenzie, Doreen Darnell and Anna Smith (Ed.). Cinderella Transformed: Multiple Voices and Diverse Dialogues in Children's Literature. Christchurch, New Zealand: Centre for Children's Literature, Christchurch College of Education. pp. 176 - 184

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He was ready to prove himself a man: The heroic in Australian children's literature
Hillel, Margot. (2003) He was ready to prove himself a man: The heroic in Australian children's literature. JCT: Journal of Curriculum Theorizing. 19(2), pp. 73 - 90.

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A little child shall lead them: The child as redeemer
Hillel, Margot Lesley. (2003) A little child shall lead them: The child as redeemer. In In R. McGills (Ed.). Children's Literature and the Fin de Siecle pp. 57 - 69 Praeger.

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