Aidan Chambers: Master Literary Choreographer (Studies in Young Adult Literature)

Aidan Chambers: Master Literary Choreographer (Studies in Young Adult Literature)

By: Betty Greenway (author)Hardback

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Aidan Chambers: Master Literary Choreographer is a full-length study that integrates the biography, creative writing, and criticism of one of the most important figures in young adult literature and incorporates these strands into a complete picture that will enhance the understanding of readers. Teachers, librarians, and scholars of young adult literatures, as well as devoted fans and students doing research on Chambers or the subjects of his novels will benefit from this in-depth examination of how his life and thought have influenced his work.

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About Author

Betty Greenway is Professor of English at Youngstown State University, Ohio, where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in children's and young adult literature and directs the Center for the Study of Literature for Young Readers (LYRE). She is the author of A Stranger Shore: A Critical Introduction to the Work of Mollie Hunter and Twice-Told Children's Tales: The Influence of Childhood Reading on Writers for Adults.

Contents

Part 1 Overture Part 2 Chronology Chapter 3 1. The First Steps Chapter 4 2. The Dance Begins: Breaktime Chapter 5 3. The Flip Side: Dance on My Grave Chapter 6 4. A Canticle of Faith: NIK: Now I Know Chapter 7 5. A Ghostly Fugue: The Toll Bridge Chapter 8 6. Dance to the Music of Time: Postcards from No Man's Land Chapter 9 7. The Last Waltz: This Is All: The Pillow Book Of Cordelia Kenn Part 10 Selected Bibliography Part 11 Index Part 12 About the Author

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/07/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780810850873
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 152
  • ID: 9780810850873
  • weight: 317
  • ISBN10: 0810850877

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