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Disturbing the universe : power and repression in adolescent literature

Author: Roberta Seelinger Trites
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Trites argues that the development of the genre over the past thirty years is an out-growth of postmodernism, since YA novels are, by definition, texts that interrogate the social construction of individuals. Drawing on such nineteenth-century precursors as Little Women and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Disturbing the Universe demonstrates how important it is to employ poststructuralist methodologies in analyzing  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Books and reading
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Trites, Roberta Seelinger, 1962-
Disturbing the universe.
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©2000
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roberta Seelinger Trites
ISBN: 0877457328 9780877457329 9780877458579 087745857X 0877457409 9780877457404 1587293331 9781587293337
OCLC Number: 43798413
Description: xv, 189 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Adolescent literature in the postmodern era --
Institutional discourses in adolescent literature --
Paradox of authority in adolescent literature --
Sex and power in adolescent novels --
Death and narrative resolution in adolescent literature --
Poststructural pedagogy of adolescent literature.
Responsibility: by Roberta Seelinger Trites.


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