Young adult literature : from romance to realism / Michael Cart.
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- ISBN: 9780838910450 (alk. paper)
- ISBN: 0838910459 (alk. paper)
- Physical Description: ix, 242 p. ; 23 cm.
- Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2010, c2011.
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|Bibliography, etc.:|| Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-217) and index.
|Contents:|| From Sue Barton to the sixties : what's in a name? and other uncertainties -- The sixties and the seventies : the rise of realism and the first golden age -- The eighties : something old, something new : the rise of the paperback series, multicultural literature, and political correctness -- The early nineties : a near-death experience -- The rest of the nineties : revival and renaissance -- A new literature for a new millennium? The renaissance continues -- Romancing the retail : of series, superstores, Harry Potter, and such -- So, how adult is young adult? The crossover conundrum -- Back in the real world : immigration, mixed race, and other new realities of teen life -- Sex and other shibboleths : YA comes of age, and not a moment too soon -- Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender literature : the controversies continue -- The viz biz : transforming the funnies -- The eyes have it : other visual forms : photo essays and the new nonfiction -- Of books and bytes : multiple literacies, the death of print, and other imponderables.
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