Humor in Young Adult Literature

Humor in Young Adult Literature

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Humor in Young Adult Literature: A Time to Laugh celebrates the accomplishments of YA authors acclaimed for producing high-quality comedies. This discussion shows how these works are reinforced, not trivialized, by their humorous content. In bringing together the foremost YA authors of comedies, Hogan illustrates their strengths, similarities, and differences. The book is topical to facilitate a comparison of distinctive treatments by various authors of adolescent life events, such as sibling rivalry and first dates.Joanna Lewis, review of Boy Meets Boy, by David Levithan, School Library Journal 49:9 (September 2003): 216-17. 25. Michael Cart, review of Boy Meets Boy, by David Levithan, Booklist 99:22 (August 1, 2003). 26. David Levithan, Boy Meetsanbsp;...

Title:Humor in Young Adult Literature
Author:Walter Hogan
Publisher:Scarecrow Press - 2005-01-01


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