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

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

Label
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
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
CaPaEBR
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Tribunella, Eric L
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
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • Bildungsromans, American
  • Children's stories, American
  • Loss (Psychology) in literature
  • Maturation (Psychology) in literature
  • Psychic trauma in literature
  • Young adult fiction, American
Label
Melancholia and maturation : the use of trauma in American children's literature, Eric L. Tribunella, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
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
Control code
ebr10437920
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxxvii, 161 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781572336810
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Melancholia and maturation : the use of trauma in American children's literature, Eric L. Tribunella, (electronic book)
Publication
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
Control code
ebr10437920
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxxvii, 161 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781572336810
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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