Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.
Young Adult Literature: From Romance to Realism (edition 2016)
by Michael Cart (Author)
Young Adult Literature: From Romance to Realism, Third Edition by Michael Cart
No current Talk conversations about this book.
References to this work on external resources.
Wikipedia in English
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0838914624, Paperback)Cart's authoritative survey is already a go-to text for students of literary studies, teachers, and YA staff. In this new edition he gives it a thorough update to make it even more relevant and comprehensive. Surveying the landscape of YA lit both past and present, this book
sketches in the origins of literature targeted at young adults;shows how the best of the genre has evolved to deal with subjects every bit as complex as its audience;closely examines teen demographics, literacy, audiobooks, the future of print, and other key topics;includes updated treatment of best-selling authors like John Green, Suzanne Collins, and Veronica Roth, plus interviews with leaders in the field;presents new and expanded coverage of perennially popular genre fiction, including horror, sci fi, and dystopian fiction;offers an updated overview of LGBTQ literature for young adults, including Intersex;covers such commercial trends as adult purchasers of YA books and the New Adult phenomenon; andfeatures abundant bibliographic material to aid in readers' advisory and collection development.Cart's up-to-date coverage makes this the perfect resource for YA librarians who want to sharpen their readers' advisory skills, educators and teachers who work with young people, and anyone else who wants to understand where YA lit has been and where it's heading.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:02:31 -0400)
"In this new edition: new and expanded treatment of genre fiction, including dystopian literature and steampunk; a new, detailed examination of the retail market for young adults, including such dramatic new trends and features as the appearance of the New Adult audience, the adult consumer, and the significant impact on the market of such best sellers as John Green, Suzanne Collins, Veronica Roth, and Rainbow Rowell; interviews with leaders in the field; updated and expanded coverage of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex fiction; new chapters focusing on teen demographics, multicultural literature, and teen literacy, including multiple literacies; coverage of the renascence of realistic fiction; coverage of new trends in graphic novels; revised treatment of the burgeoning audiobook field; discussion of the future of print; attention to the importance to the field of motion pictures being made from young adult novels; [and] expanded attention given to narrative and creative nonfiction"--
(summary from another edition)
RatingAverage: No ratings.
Is this you?
Become a LibraryThing Author.