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Author Tribunella, Eric L

Title Melancholia and maturation : the use of trauma in American children's literature / Eric L. Tribunella

Publ Info Knoxville, Tenn. : University of Tennessee Press, [2010]
Edition First edition
 RWU Main Library  PS374.M415 T75 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  PS374.M415 T75 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxxvii, 161 pages ; 24 cm
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Contents Losing and using queer youth -- A boy and his dog -- Knowing, unknowing, and the achievement of young adulthood -- Melancholic development and Revolutionary War fiction for children -- Melancholic sacrifice and the Holocaust in American children's culture -- Coda: physical trauma, childhood embodiment, and children's literature
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
LC subject Maturation (Psychology) in literature
Loss (Psychology) in literature
Psychic trauma in literature
Children's stories, American -- History and criticism
Young adult fiction, American -- History and criticism
Bildungsromans, American -- History and criticism
ISBN 9781572336810 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1572336811 (hardcover : alk. paper)