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LGBTQ young adult fiction : a critical survey, 1970s-2010s  Cover Image Book Book

LGBTQ young adult fiction : a critical survey, 1970s-2010s

Summary: "The author explores a selection of recent novels--many of which may be new to readers--and places them in the wider contexts of LGBTQ literature and history. Chapters discuss a range of topics, including the relationship of Queer Theory to literature, LGBTQ families, and recent trends in utopian and dystopian science fiction"--

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  • ISBN: 9780786496945
  • ISBN: 0786496940
  • Physical Description: print
    vii, 197 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Queer theory, queer literature, queer YA fiction -- Getting there: LGBTQ young adult literature in the 70s and 80s -- Beyond deliver us from Evie: contemporary lesbian young adult fiction -- "But that's young gay love for you": contemporary gay young adult fiction -- "Gender is a choice, not a life sentence": young adult narratives of trans identities -- "Difference matters": LGBTQ families in young adult fiction -- "What a wonderful world": utopias and dystopias in LGBTQ young adult fiction -- Conclusion: Why read (or teach) these books, and where do we go from here?.
Subject: Young adult fiction, American History and criticism
Queer theory
Homosexuality in literature
Lesbians in literature
Gender identity in literature
Adolescence in literature
Gays' writings, American History and criticism
Sexual minority youth Books and reading United States
Homosexuality and literature United States

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