Tag Archives: literary value

A Round-Up of the Best YA and Children’s Literature of 2015

The Guardian has written a round-up of the best children’s literature of 2015 (including YA literature). It’s worth looking through for the tales that have Gothic or lupine tropes. There are a few that sprung out for me: Deep Water … Continue reading

Posted in Books and Articles, Generation Dead: YA Fiction and the Gothic news, Reading Lists, Reviews | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Value and Ideology in YA Fiction

When studying popular culture (that created for younger people in particular), the question of value inevitably appears. YA fiction is often seen as not worthy of serious regard, particularly if it’s ‘genre’ fiction such as paranormal romance (gritty realism is … Continue reading

Posted in Critical thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment