Melancholia and maturation the use of trauma in American children's literature / Eric L. Tribunella.

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. Tr...

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Main Author: Tribunella, Eric L.
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, ©2010.
Edition:1st ed.


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Call Number: PS374.M415 T75 2010eb