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African-American voices in young adult literature : tradition, transition, transformation / edited by Karen Patricia Smith.

Edition:
1st paperback edition
Publication:
Lanham, Md. ; London : Scarecrow Press, 2001, 1994. , ©1994
Format/Description:
Book
xxxv, 405 pages ; 22 cm
Subjects:
Young adult literature, American -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
Youth -- United States -- Books and reading.
African American youth -- Books and reading.
African Americans in literature.
African American youth -- Books and reading.
African Americans in literature.
Youth.
United States.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Place of Publication:
United States Maryland Lanham.
England London.
Summary:
Presents a collection of fourteen essays related to young adult African-American literature, discussing such issues as feminism, race, and class.
Contents:
African-American young adult biography : in search of the self / Carol Jones Collins
And bid her sing : a white feminist reads African-American female poetry / Kay E. Vandergrift
Feminist theories and the voices of mothers and daughters in selected African-American literature for young adults / Hilary Crew
Periodical literature for African-American young adults : a neglected resource / Lynn S. Cockett and Janet R. Kleinberg
The new seed : depiction of the middle class in recent African-American young adult literature / Dianne Johnson-Feelings
Color and class : an exploration of responses in four African-American coming-of-age novels / Linda J. Zoppa
Man to man : portraits of the male adolescent in the novels of Walter Dean Myers / Dennis Vellucci
Through a glass clearly : positive images of African-American fathers in young adult literature / Marcia Baghban
A chronicle of family honor : balancing rage and triumph in the novels of Mildred D. Taylor / Karen Patricia Smith
Children of the diaspora : for novels about the African-Caribbean journey / Lucille H. Gregory
Virginia Hamilton's Justice trilogy : exploring the frontiers of consciousness / Millicent Lenz
Octavia E. Butler : new designs for a challenging future / Janice Antczak
Voodoo visions : supernatural African themes in horror literature / Cosette Kies
An exploratory study : using on-line databases to analyze the dispersion ofcontemporary African-American young adult literature / Edna Reid.
Notes:
"Copyright ©1994 by Karen Patricia Smith"--verso of title page.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy has receipt for item laid in.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (bookplate) (stamp) Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2001
Contributor:
Smith, Karen Patricia, 1948-, editor.
Scarecrow Press, publisher.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: African-American voices in young adult literature.
ISBN:
0810842726
9780810842724
OCLC:
50036255
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