The feminist movement and children’s literary criticism in Galicia: a cartography


  • Montserrat Pena Presas Universidade de Santiago de Compostela



feminist criticism, children’s literature, Galician context


Normally, we do not refer to children’s and young adult literature as an area influenced by the feminist movement. However, since the beginning, an instructive conditioning was attributed to children’s and young people’s literature, placing it often in the educational field. Thus, the feminist movement dealt with the revision of many of these texts, within the context of activities in favour of coeducation. Galician literature was not an exception, so this paper aims to review the tasks carried out by feminists in order to analyze the existing books and streng then a new children’s and young adult literature