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Disturbing the Universe: Power and Repression in Adolescent Literature

Disturbing the Universe: Power and Repression in Adolescent Literature

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By (author) Roberta Seelinga Trites

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  • Publisher: University of Iowa Press
  • Format: Paperback | 208 pages
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 234mm x 14mm | 295g
  • Publication date: 31 March 2004
  • Publication City/Country: Iowa
  • ISBN 10: 087745857X
  • ISBN 13: 9780877458579
  • Edition statement: Third.
  • Sales rank: 186,446

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The author expands the notion of the young adult novel as a coming-of-age story. She chronicles the dynamics of power and repression revealing that characters in these novels must learn to negotiate the levels of power that exist in the myriad social institution in which adolescents function.

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"Trites goes beyond the usual view of adolescent literature as coming-of-age story, to explore its connections with post-modernism and feminism, Marxism, and Queer Theory.... The ideas are fresh and timely, and have implications for other areas of the curriculum."