Children’s Games in the New Media Age: Childlore, Media and the Playground edited by Andrew Burn and Chris Richards

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Anna Beresin


Winner of the 2016 Opie Award from the American Folklore Society’s Children’s Folklore Section, this fine volume brings the collection of children’s games smartly into the 21st century. How fitting that the work itself is dedicated to Iona Opie, as it showcases and builds upon her legacy. Three topics vie for our attention, all reflected in the subtitle. One wonders if the title and subtitle were fighting off camera for the volume’s heading. Perhaps this is due to the ambivalence over the word “playground” in our time.


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