Genreflecting

Genreflecting

A Guide to Reading Interests in Genre Fiction

Book - 1995
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Anyone who advises young adult or adult readers will benefit from this guide, which covers such popular genres as western, crime, adventure, romance, science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Herald defines each genre, describes its characteristics and subgenres, and groups authors according to type or subject of their books. She also provides a selective, annotated bibliography of the history and criticism of each genre. This updated and expanded edition of Rosenberg's classic lists more authors, series characters, and titles than ever before. The genre of courtroom thriller has been added, and readers will also find more diversity in the characters of the books, with sleuths who are African American, Hispanic, Native American, gay, and lesbian. Another new feature is D's Picks, which provides users with a subjective sampling of the author's favorite titles. Invaluable as a textbook; a reader's guide; and as a resource for public librarians, school librarians, and bookstore personnel, Herald's work w

Publisher: Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited, 1995
Edition: 4th ed
ISBN: 9781563083549
156308354X
Branch Call Number: REF 813.016
Characteristics: xxvi, 367 p. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Rosenberg, Betty

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