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Beyond the BlockbustersThemes and Trends in Contemporary Young Adult Fiction

Beyond the Blockbusters: Themes and Trends in Contemporary Young Adult Fiction

Rebekah Fitzsimmons and Casey Alane Wilson (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827135
eISBN:
9781496827180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827135.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

While the critical and popular attention afforded to twenty-first century young adult literature has exponentially increased in recent years, the texts selected for discussion in both classrooms and ... More

Children's Books on the Big Screen

Children's Books on the Big Screen

Meghann Meeusen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496828644
eISBN:
9781496828699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828644.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Adaptation studies scholars suggest that no matter how interesting it may be to pick apart a film’s consistency with and departure from its source, these approaches can be limiting because books and ... More

Nerds, Goths, Geeks, and FreaksOutsiders in Chicanx and Latinx Young Adult Literature

Nerds, Goths, Geeks, and Freaks: Outsiders in Chicanx and Latinx Young Adult Literature

Trevor Boffone and Cristina Herrera (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496827456
eISBN:
9781496827500
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827456.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Nerds, Goths, Geeks, and Freaks: Outsiders in Chicanx/Latinx Young Adult Literature signals a much-needed approach to the study of Latinx young adult literature. This edited volume addresses themes ... More

Table LandsFood in Children's Literature

Table Lands: Food in Children's Literature

Kara K. Keeling and Scott T. Pollard

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781496828347
eISBN:
9781496828392
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828347.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Table Lands: Food in Children's Literature surveys food’s function in children’s texts, showing how the socio-cultural contexts of food reveal children’s agency through examining texts that vary from ... More

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