FICTION FOR YOUNG ADULTS
Credit points: 15
Students in this unit will analyse factors affecting the emergence and development of fiction for young adults as a distinctive literature category over the last twenty years. Students will also focus on recent trends in this field, including the development of a range of critical perspectives for interpreting themes, issues and responses to this literature by adults and adolescents.
FacultyFaculty of Education
Subject Co-ordinatorDavid Beagley
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Declarations of Independence: empowered girls in young adult literature, 1990-2001||Recommended||Brown, J (2002)||LANHAM, MD: SCARECROW PRESS|
|Readings||Ideologies of identity in adolescent fiction: the dialogic construction of subjectivity||Recommended||McCallum, R. (1999)||NEW YORK: GARLAND PRESS|
|Readings||Ways of being male : representing masculinities in children's literature and film||Recommended||Stephens, J. (ed)(2002)||NEW YORK : ROUTLEDGE|
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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Beagley
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus online learning"
|one 1000-word tutorial presentation||20|
|one 2000-word research project||45|
|two 750-word critical commentary on texts||35|