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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
November 27, 2015
Canadian Excellence

Dr. Jane Newland

Assistant Professor, French

Contact Information
Phone: ext.3005

Office Location: BA414 Bricker Academic
Office Hours: Mon, Wed & Fri 12:30 - 2:30 pm or by appointment
Academic Background

BA [Hons], PGCE, PhD University of Southampton, UK.



Research Interests:

French and European Children's Literature

20th century French thought; Gilles Deleuze

Critical Theory and Cultural Studies

Selected publications:

"Repeated Childhood Pleasures: Rethinking the Appeal of Series Fiction with Gilles Deleuze." International Research in Children's Literature 6.2 (2013): 192-204



"De la bibliothèque rose aux lectures rhizomatiques: l'évolution de la série de jeunesse en France." Modern and Contemporary France.

"Towards a zeroth voice: theorizing voice in children's literature with Deleuze." Jeunesse: young people, texts, cultures Vol 1.2 Winter 2009 10-34

"Beyond the formulaic: Deleuzian Becomings in series fiction." Changing Concepts of Childhood and Children's Literature. Ed V. Joosen and K. Vloeberghs. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2006. 71-82.