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Grownups Keep out! A Survey of YA Literature


Course Description

This course explores literature for young adults from the early 20th century to the present. In 1904, influential researcher and scholar, G. Stanley Hall famously described adolescence as a time of "storm and stress." Essentially, this was the beginning of a modern understanding of teenagers or young adults. The development of a literature specifically for teenagers - considers Hall's definition and the increasing relevance of the young adult literature in the past 120 years. Students will be ex

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ENGL1000 and either ENGL1011 or ENGL1012