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The Resource Melancholia and maturation : the use of trauma in American children's literature, Eric L. Tribunella

Melancholia and maturation : the use of trauma in American children's literature, Eric L. Tribunella

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Melancholia and maturation : the use of trauma in American children's literature
Title
Melancholia and maturation
Title remainder
the use of trauma in American children's literature
Statement of responsibility
Eric L. Tribunella
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Coming of age in children's fiction often means achieving maturity through the experience of trauma. In classics ranging from Old Yeller to The Outsiders, a narrative of psychological pain defies expectations of childhood as a time of innocence and play. In this provocative new book, Eric L. Tribunella explores why trauma, especially the loss of a loved object, occurs in some of the most popular and critically acclaimed twentieth-century American fiction for children. Tribunella draws on queer theory and feminist revisions of Freud's notion of melancholia, which is described as a fundame
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Cataloging source
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tribunella, Eric L
Dewey number
813/.009353
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.M415
LC item number
T75 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Maturation (Psychology) in literature
  • Loss (Psychology) in literature
  • Psychic trauma in literature
  • Children's stories, American
  • Young adult fiction, American
  • Bildungsromans, American
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Bildungsromans, American
  • Children's stories, American
  • Loss (Psychology) in literature
  • Maturation (Psychology) in literature
  • Psychic trauma in literature
  • Young adult fiction, American
  • développement affectif
Label
Melancholia and maturation : the use of trauma in American children's literature, Eric L. Tribunella
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Losing and using queer youth -- A boy and his dog -- Knowing, unknowing, and the achievement of young adulthood -- Melancholic development and Revolutionary War fiction for children -- Melancholic sacrifice and the Holocaust in American children's culture -- Coda: physical trauma, childhood embodiment, and children's literature
Control code
699521261
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvii, 161 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781572336896
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)699521261
Label
Melancholia and maturation : the use of trauma in American children's literature, Eric L. Tribunella
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Losing and using queer youth -- A boy and his dog -- Knowing, unknowing, and the achievement of young adulthood -- Melancholic development and Revolutionary War fiction for children -- Melancholic sacrifice and the Holocaust in American children's culture -- Coda: physical trauma, childhood embodiment, and children's literature
Control code
699521261
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvii, 161 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781572336896
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)699521261

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