Series Editors: Kerry Mallan and Clare Bradford Critical Approaches to Children's Literature is an innovative series concerned with the best contemporary scholarship and criticism on children's and young adult literature, film, and media texts. Author: M. Mackey. Publisher: Springer. ISBN: Category: Literary Criticism. Page: Literary Theory and Young Adult Literature: The Open Frontier in Critical Studies Cindy Lou Daniels E ver since the enormous publication success of J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, contemporary. Young Adult (YA) literature has seen a rise in its appreciation by those who, in the past, might not have given YA literature a second glance.
They will also be provided with the tools for a critical assessment of texts written and marketed for a young audience. All students on the Critical Approaches to Children’s Literature course are automatically members of the Centre for Research in Children's Literature at Cambridge which provides a superb study environment for all our. This dissertation presents a critical inquiry approach to teaching young adult literature in English language arts classrooms. Critical inquiry is derived from critical theory and critical pedagogy approaches, as well as pragmatic philosophies of inquiry.
“This book is an important, relevant, and much needed reading of the marginalised in Children and Young Adult Literature. Through a multi-dimensional racial analysis of African-American female protagonists in Children and Young Adult Literature, Suriyan Panlay presents a critical discourse on internalised racism which makes visible that which has been silent and unexplored. Critical Approaches to Young Adult Literature. BY KATHY H. LATROBE AND JUDY DRURY. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, pp. A$ soft cover ISBN (available from InBooks) Young adult literature embraces a wide range of books from popular graphic novels, through mysteries and historical fiction to poems and classic.
The terms ―literary theory‖ and ―critical theory‖ refer to essentially the same fields of study. They both address ways of looking at literature beyond the typical plot-theme-character- setting studies. Just as a PERSPECTIVE is a way of looking at something, a CRITICAL PERSPECTIVE is a way of criticizing or analyzing literature. This article examines three ways to effectively integrate young adult literature into the curriculum: use core texts (usually novels, but also other genres as well) that the entire class read and study together; organize literature study with text sets, allowing students to select from multiple texts to read; and incorporate independent reading into coursework (via Sustained Silent Reading or.