Introduction of the present issue of RUBINAITIS deals with situation of teaching children’s literature at the Lithuanian universities. Kęstutis Urba regrets future educators of children study less and less courses of CL. There are two articles in ARTICLES section: Aleksandra Strelcova discusses image of readers of Fantasy literature, and professor Elena Massi from Italy presents Cuore and it’s author Edmondo de Amicis to Lithuanian readers. Young scholar Unė Kaunaitė compares King Matt the First by Janusz Korczak and Journey to Tandadrika by Vytautė Žilinskaitė. (The publication is dedicated to the 80th anniversary of Žilinskaitė.) Romualdas Skunčikas interviews children’s author Rimantas Černiauskas, who tells about his childhood and books. One of the famous Lithuanian literary man of the 19th century Laurynas Ivinskis (born 1810) wrote some stories for children, translated Robinson Crusoe by Defoe. His works are presented by Džiuljeta Maskuliūnienė. Six university teachers of children’s literature answer to some questions at QUESTIONNAIRE and tells about their teaching experience and problems. Kęstutis Urba interviews translator of Complete Tales by Beatrix Potter Viltaras Alksnėnas. Three books are reviewed in the section AT A CLOSER LOOK.
Žurnalas „Rubinaitis“, 2010 Nr. 4 (56)