Critical Foundations in Young Adult Literature : Challenging Genres.

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Main Author: Garcia, Antero.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Rotterdam : BRILL, 2013.
Series:Critical Literacy Teaching Series: Challenging Authors and Genres Ser.
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Critical Foundations in Young Adult Literature: Challenging Genres
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • Acknowledgements
  • Preface. Young Adult Literature Comes of Age: The Blurring of Genre in Popular Entertainment
  • Introduction. Reading Unease: Just Who, Exactly, Is Young Adult Literature Made For?
  • 1. Capitalism, Hollywood, and Adult Appropriation of Young Adult Literature: The Harry Potter Effect
  • 2. More than Mango Street: Race, Multiculturalism and YA
  • 3. Outsiders?: Exclusion and Post-Colonial Theory
  • 4. Gender and Sexuality and YA: Constructions of Identity and Gender
  • 5. Pedagogy of the Demonically Possessed: Critical Pedagogy and Popular Literature
  • 6. Grassroots YA: Don't Forget to Be Awesome
  • Conclusion. YA and the "Emerging Self": Looking Ahead at the Genre and Our Classrooms
  • References
  • Index.