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TitleBeyond borders : queer eros and ethos (ethics) in LGBTQ young adult literature
Author edited by Darla Linville and David Lee Carlson
ImprintNew York : Peter Lang, [2016]
Descript xiv, 227 pages ; 24 cm

SUMMARY

"Beyond Borders compiles essays from various authors who explore the queerness of young adult literature that contains lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, and questioning characters, some written by LGBTQ identified authors, while presenting lessons for secondary English classrooms. As queer theorists, the authors ask if young adult literature can imagine other spaces, representations, ways of being, identifications, and inclusion of LGBTQ characters and stories. This collection examines questions of theory as well as classroom literacy practices, while employing new theories in novel and creative intersections with literary texts. The book is perfect for teacher education courses focused on young adult literature, as well as secondary English education courses including methods of teaching English courses, teaching literature methods courses, queer theory in education courses, teaching of writing courses, and content area literacy courses." -- publisher's website


CONTENT

Foreword: telling new stories / Darla Linville and David Lee Carlson -- Out of the closet and all grown up: problematizing normative narratives of coming-out and coming-of-age in young adult literature / Amanda Haertling Thein and Kate E.Kedley -- Queer recognition and interdependence: LGBTQ young adult literature and the contemporary moment / David Lee Carlson -- Billy Elliot, Swan lake and shifting queering effects / Angelo Benozzo, Mirka Koro-Ljungberg, and Sergia Adamo -- Friendship as/and shared enmity / Kevin J. Burke and Adam J. Greteman -- At the intersections of identity: race and sexuality in LGBTQ young adult literature / E. Sybil Durand -- Destabilizing the homonormative for young readers: exploring Tash's queerness in Jacqueline Woodson's After Tupac and D Foster / Jill M. Hermann-Wilmarth and Caitlin L. Ryan -- After homonormativity: hope for a (more) queer canon of gay YA literature / William P. Banks and Jonathan Alexander -- Creating spaces of freedom for gender and sexuality for queer girls in young adult literature / Darla Linville -- Exploring the tensions of reading LGBTQ YAL with higher education student affairs professionals / Jacqueline Bach and Chaunda Allen Mitchell -- Reading YAL queerly: a queer literacy framework for inviting (a)gender and (a)sexuality self-determination and justice / S J Miller -- Queer literacies: a multidimensional approach to reading LGBTQ-themed literature / Kirsten Helmer -- Openly straight: a look at teaching LGBTQ young adult sports literature through a queer theory youth lens / Nicole Sieben -- Afterword / Mollie V. Blackburn and Caroline T. Clark


American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism Young adult literature American -- History and criticism Homosexuality in literature Sexual minorities in literature Race in literature

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