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From romance to realism

50 years of growth and change in young adult literature

by Michael Cart

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Published by HarperCollins Publishers in New York .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Young adult fiction, American -- History and criticism.,
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Teenagers -- Books and reading -- United States.,
    • Young adults in literature.,
    • Romanticism -- United States.,
    • Teenagers in literature.,
    • Realism in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-300) and index.

      Statementby Michael Cart.
      LC ClassificationsPS374.Y6 C37 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination312 p. ;
      Number of Pages312
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL795865M
      ISBN 100060242892
      LC Control Number95031734

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The Romance of Realism. By David Greenberg. May 4, Add to Pocket. whose book is a perfectly decent and in some places exceptional introduction to his subject’s life. Today's young adult literature is every bit as complex as the audience it's written for, unflinchingly addressing such topics as homosexuality, mental illness, AIDS and drug abuse.

In this much expanded revision of his book, veteran author Michael Cart shows how the best of contemporary YA lit has evolved to tackle such daunting subjects without resorting to sensationalism.4/5(1).

The first aesthetics post on this blog sought to broadly define the philosophical field of aesthetics, tasked with the study of art and its role in human life. In it, I mentioned that there are many different viewpoints and theories in this field, and that I would be approaching the questions of aesthetics from the perspective of a particular school: Romantic Realism.

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Cart's authoritative survey is already a go-to text for students of literary studies, teachers, and YA staff. Blog – Posted on Tuesday, Mar 19 The 25 Best Romance Authors (And Their Most Swoonworthy Reads) Romance is one of the most popular genres in literature today, both for readers and writers of romance it’s no wonder why: romance is exciting, sexy, and compulsively readable.

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book reviews, contemporary romance, cross genre mystery/romance, interracial romance, power of words, Realism in romance novels, Welcome reluctant. Most romance themed books feel a bit forced or more fantasy than reality. What are some books that show the characters falling in love in a realistic way.

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Although the genre is very old, the romance novel or romantic novel discussed in this article is the mass-market version.

Novels of this type of genre fiction place their primary focus on the relationship and romantic love between two people, and must have an "emotionally satisfying and optimistic ending.". There are many subgenres of the romance novel, including fantasy, historical romance.

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Liam O'Flaherty's relationship to romantic realism is discussed in P.F. Sheeran's book The Novels of Liam O'Flaherty: A Study in Romantic Realism. 4 Techniques To Mix Fantasy With Realism. (Alice in Wonderland), one that takes up the largest part of the book.

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