By Hilary S. Crew
A accomplished severe research of nineteen novels, Donna Jo Napoli: Writing with Passion offers an realizing of the way Napoli's lifestyles and career as a professor of linguistics affects her writing for teenagers. The novels analyzed during this learn contain Napoli's retellings of such fairy stories and myths as The Magic Circle, Zel, Bound, Beast, and Sirena; novels whose tales are drawn from spiritual and conventional assets resembling Song of the Magdalene, Breath, and Hush; such historic works as The Smile, Daughter of Venice, and novels set in the course of WWII, Stones in Water and Fire within the Hills; and her newest publication for teenagers, Alligator Bayo. An interview with Napoli concludes this crucial source for these operating with younger adults.
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Donna Jo Napoli: Writing with Passion (Studies in Young Adult Literature) by Hilary S. Crew