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Contemporary adolescent literature and culture

Mary Hilton

Contemporary adolescent literature and culture

the emergent adult

by Mary Hilton

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Published by Ashgate in Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History and criticism,
  • Children"s literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Mary Hilton and Maria Nikolajeva
    SeriesAshgate studies in childhood, 1700 to the present
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1009.A1 C648 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25189878M
    ISBN 109781409439882, 9781409439899
    LC Control Number2012000958

    Educators assume the role of gatekeepers when they make literature selections for adolescent classrooms. Their taken-for-granted assumptions, or figured worlds, about adolescent and youth literature may inform their decisions to either select or preemptively censor books. In this qualitative study, the authors examined the figured worlds of six. The use of metafictive devices in children's literature, in particular contemporary picturebooks, has been explored by numerous scholars working from different theoretical and disciplinary backgrounds. In particular, metafiction is often described as oppositional to traditional children's literature which often produces stable, knowable.

      I didn't really read contemporary fiction before this book, and it showed me that it can be just as poignant and beautiful as classic literature. Also I've never read something that so intricately interweaves slang and traditional prose in such a seamless way. The book is just absolutely wonderful and if you haven't read it, you should.". models within a culture. A culture’s heroes are expressed in the culture’s myths, which can be the subject of novels and other forms of literature (Rushing & Frentz, ). Janice Hocker Rushing () has argued, for example, that an enduring myth in U.S. culture, as seen in films, is the rugged individualist cowboy of the American West.

    Contemporary Youth Culture An International Encyclopedia. by Shirley Steinberg, Priya Parmar, Birgit Richard. The idea of youth has changed critically since World War II, and this groundbreaking work chronicles and elucidates how technology, economics, the media and society created a new concept of youth as a unique entity. Integrating perspectives from across feminism, ecocriticism, postcolonialism and poststructuralism, it demonstrates how these inform approaches to a range of contemporary literature and film"-- Provided by publisher. Subject headings Children's literature--History and criticism--Theory, etc. Children's films--History and criticism.


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Focusing on texts produced since the lates, and drawing on a range of theoretical perspectives, Kathryn James shows how representations of death in young adult literature are invariably associated. Mary Hilton was a University Teaching Officer in children's literacy and literature, arts education, and the cultural history of education in the Faculty of Education at Cambridge University.

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Portland, Or.4/5(7).My areas of interest include nineteenth-century American periodical culture, early American novels, Puritan rhetoric, the history of children’s literature and culture, contemporary reconstructions of fairy tales, and the censorship of adolescent and children’s literature.

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