Female Rebellion in Young Adult Dystopian Fiction (Ashgate - download pdf or read online

By Amy L, Dr Montz,Miranda A, Dr Green-Barteet,Sara K, Ms Day

ISBN-10: 1138247685

ISBN-13: 9781138247680

ISBN-10: 1472431499

ISBN-13: 9781472431493

Responding to the more and more robust presence of dystopian literature for teens, this quantity makes a speciality of novels that includes a feminine protagonist who contends with societal and governmental threats while that she is navigating the treacherous waters of younger maturity. The members relate the liminal nature of the feminine protagonist to liminality as a unifying function of dystopian literature, literature for and approximately younger women, and cultural expectancies of adolescent womanhood. Divided into 3 sections, the gathering investigates cultural assumptions and expectancies of adolescent girls, considers many of the technique of resistance and uprising made on hand to and explored via woman protagonists, and examines how the adolescent woman protagonist is positioned with recognize to the teams and environments that encompass her. In a chain of thought-provoking essays on a variety of writers that incorporates Libba Bray, Scott Westerfeld, Tahereh Mafi, Veronica Roth, Marissa Meyer, best friend Condie, and Suzanne Collins, the gathering makes a resounding case for a way this rebellious determine interrogates the competing structures of adolescent womanhood in late-twentieth- and early twenty-first-century culture.

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