Children’s imagined mobilities are determined by a range of interactions, not least through engagement with fictional stories in which childhood itself is imagined, written and re-written, interpreted and re-interpreted. Too often children’s imagined mobilities are overlooked in favour of more instrumental approaches to their mobilities. Drawing from a spatialised literary tradition and a growing focus on literature in mobility studies, this article poses the possibility that imagined mobilities extend the agency of children in an ‘impossible’ adultist world.
Bibliographical noteThis is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Mobilities on 31/05/2017, available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/17450101.2017.1331006
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