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Author Cart, Michael

Title Young adult literature : from romance to realism / Michael Cart

Publ Info Chicago : American Library Association, 2010
 CCE Main Collection  PS374.Y57 C37 2011    DUE 09-07-14
 CCRI-Newport  PS374 .Y57 C37 2011    AVAILABLE  Children's Lit area
 RWU CMC  CMC PS374.Y57 C37 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 242 pages ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
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Note Includes bibliographical references 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 : photoessays and the new nonfiction -- Of books and bytes : multiple literacies, the death of print, and other imponderables
LC subject Young adult fiction, American -- History and criticism
Young adult literature -- History and criticism
Teenagers -- Books and reading -- United States
Teenagers in literature
ISBN 9780838910450 (alk. paper)