Melvin Burgess

Melvin Burgess

Written by: Alison Waller

  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publish Date: 2013-10-18
  • ISBN-10: 113726280X
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Melvin Burgess has made a powerful name for himself in the world of children's and young adult literature, emerging in the 1990s as the author of over twenty critically acclaimed novels. This collection of original essays by a team of established and new scholars introduces readers to the key debates surrounding Burgess's most challenging work, including controversial young adult novels Junk and Doing It. Covering a variety of critical and theoretical perspectives, the volume also presents exciting new readings of some of his less familiar fiction for children, and features an interview with the author.

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