2015 Summer – Issue of Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures

The Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures is pleased to announce that the2015 Summer Issue of Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures is available.

The following sections are open access:

– Editorial, “YA Narratives: Reading One’s Age” by Mavis Reimer and Heather Snell

– Review essays by Lian BeveridgeNyala AliAndrea ZerebeskiNelly Duvicq, and Debra Dudek

Articles in this issue include:

– “Zygmunt Bauman, Postmodern Ethics, and Utopia as Process in Suzanne Collins’s The Hunger Games: ‘It’s the First Gift That’s Always the Hardest to Pay Back’” by Brian Jansen

– “Hard Candy, Revenge, and the “Aftermath” of Feminism: ‘A Teenage Girl Doesn’t Do This’” by Chris Richards

– “Dodging and Embracing Young Adulthood in Kevin Major’s Hold Fast and Justin Simms’s Film Adaptation: ‘Run, Run, You Crazy Fool of a Son’” by Katherine Bell

– “Tomboyism and Familial Belonging in Carson McCullers’s The Member of the Wedding: Queer Sentiments” by Kristen B. Proehl

– “Toward a Theory of Adolescence: Queer Disruptions in Representations of Adolescent Reading” by Gabrielle Owen

Housed in the Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures (CRYTC) and produced with funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures is an interdisciplinary, refereed academic journal whose mandate is to publish research on and to provide a forum for discussion about cultural productions for, by, and about young people.

More information on how to submit papers and how to subscribe can be found on our website:http://jeunessejournal.ca.

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