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David Almond: Memory and Magic
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David Almond: Memory and Magic (Hardback)

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David Almond: Memory and Magic discusses how Almond's major themes relate specifically to the development of selfhood in his adolescent characters, and explores the four major themes that are evident in all of his works: magical realism, death, memory, and imagination. A chronology, extensive bibliography, afterword, and index round out this text that serves as a resource for scholars and students of young adult fiction, as well as teachers and librarians who work with young adults, ultimately helping to foster among young people a deeper appreciation for Almond's work as a literary artist.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismChildren's literature studies: generalEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writersEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: from c 1900 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press Publication Date: 02/06/2006 ISBN-13: 9780810855007  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Don Latham is assistant professor in the College of Information at Florida State University, where he teaches courses in young adult literature and information services. He has published articles on Peter Sis, Lois Lowry, and John Donovan in Children's Literature in Education, Children's Literature, The Lion and the Unicorn, and The ALAN Review.

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