By KATHRYN JAMES
Knowledge approximately carnality and its limits offers the time table for far of the fiction written for adolescent readers at the present time, but there exists little severe engagement with the ways that it's been represented within the younger grownup novel in both discursive, ideological, or rhetorical kinds. Death, Gender and Sexuality in modern Adolescent Literature is a pioneering examine that addresses those methodological and contextual gaps. targeting texts produced because the late-1980s, and drawing on various theoretical views, Kathryn James indicates how representations of demise in younger grownup literature are always linked to problems with sexuality, gender, and gear. less than specific scrutiny are the trope of woman/death, the eroticizing and sexualizing of dying, and the ways that the gendered topic is represented in discussion with the procedures of dying, death, and grief. via shut readings of historic literature, myth fictions, real looking novels, dead-narrator stories, and texts from genres together with Gothic, horror, and post-disaster, James unearths not just how cultural discourses effect and are prompted via literary works, yet how proper the research of demise is to adolescent fiction--the literature of "becoming."
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Death, Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Adolescent Literature (Children's Literature and Culture) by KATHRYN JAMES