Other Posts Tagged Young Adult Fiction

Young Adult Fiction – Why Do We Feel Ashamed?

Victoria Love writes about why she feels there has been a rise in crossover reading in young adult fiction and the subsequent literary snobbery that surrounds it. I recently read a deep, dark secret posted on the ‘Whisper’ app. The nature of it saddened me, but I immediately felt empathy and kinship toward the poster. I




Dissertation Extract: ‘Reading Identity in Young Adult Fiction’

Whilst studying at Anglia Ruskin, Laurida Harrington-Poireau wrote her dissertation, entitled ‘Reading Identity: feminine representation and societal power in young adult fiction publishing (2006-2013)‘ which focused on Young Adult fiction and the importance of character representation in literature. ‘Literacy is never disconnected from identity’ – (Williams, 2003) When I was a member of the Anglia Ruskin