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YA support ref?

April 14, 2011

In the 2002 Children’s Literature Association Quarterly editorial (‘Avoiding a Quartz Contentment: Character, Culture and Concepts of Childhood’), Roberta Seelinger Trites writes: “Vivian Yenika-Agbaw’s essay on ‘Individual vs. Communal Healing’ in African novels of female adolescence demonstrates again how character drives narrative, this time by emphasizing the interaction of character and culture in creating the conflicts that can drive gendered novels of development.”

Individual vs. Communal Healing? I’m interested!  Need to follow this up…


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