The Resource Humor in contemporary junior literature, Julie Cross

Humor in contemporary junior literature, Julie Cross

Label
Humor in contemporary junior literature
Title
Humor in contemporary junior literature
Statement of responsibility
Julie Cross
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this new book, Julie Cross examines the intricacies of textual humor in contemporary junior literature, using the tools of literary criticism and humor theory. Cross investigates the dialectical paradoxes of humor and debunks the common belief in oppositional binaries of 'simple' versus 'complex' humor. The varied combinations of so-called high and low forms of humor within junior texts for young readers, who are at such a crucial stage of their reading and social development, provide a valuable commentary upon the culture and values of contemporary western society, making the book of consi
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
823/.914099282
Index
index present
LC call number
PR888.C513
LC item number
C76 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Children's literature and culture
Series volume
[73]
Label
Humor in contemporary junior literature, Julie Cross
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The tradition of humorous transgression in everyday-life fiction -- Superiority humor within fantasy: ingenuous anthropomorphized animal-child characters and ingenious child detectives -- "New wave nonsense" and the tradition of classic nonsense -- Gendered humor: clever girls and clever boys -- Funny and fearful: the comic gothic and incongruity -- Mr. Gum and the emergent paradigm
Control code
ocn704275461
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 246 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203832943
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b25179147
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)704275461
  • pebco0203832949

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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