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The crossover novel : contemporary children's fiction and its adult readership

The crossover novel : contemporary children's fiction and its adult readership

Author: Rachel Falconer
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Children's literature and culture, 57
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Why are adults reading children's fiction? The Crossover Novel delves into the heart of the controversy over "crossover fiction"--The fiction that has crossed from children to adult readers over the millennial decade, and continues to do so today. This book argues that the popularity of cross-reading cannot simply be attributed to clever marketing or to the "dumbing down" of adult readers, as some have claimed.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Livre électronique (Descripteur de forme)
Ressource Internet (Descripteur de forme)
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Falconer, Rachel.
Crossover novel.
New York, NY : Routledge, 2009
(DLC) 2008009225
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Falconer
ISBN: 0203892178 9780203892176 9786611753283 6611753281
OCLC Number: 502311400
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 2 novembre 2009).
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xv, 263 pages)
Series Title: Children's literature and culture, 57
Responsibility: Rachel Falconer.
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Beginning with a broad overview of crossover fiction in Britain, this book offers readings of leading British crossover authors, including J.K. Rowling, Philip Pullman, and Mark Haddon. This book  Read more...


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"Well written and documented, this accessible volume, with its extensive bibliography, will be valuable for those interested in children's literature - highly recommended" -- Choice, March 2009"The Read more...

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