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Young adult fiction - Wikipedia. Young adult fiction or young adult literature (YA) is fiction published for readers in their youth. The age range for young adult fiction is subjective. Some sources claim it ranges from ages 1. The terms young adult novel, juvenile novel, teenage fiction, young adult book, etc., refer to the works in this category.The subject matter and story lines of young adult literature are typically consistent with the age and experience of the main character, but this literature spans the spectrum of fiction genres. Stories that focus on the specific challenges of youth are sometimes referred to as problem novels or coming- of- age novels. According to 2.
Tor Books, women outnumbered men by 6. HistoryBeginningThe history of young adult literature is tied to the history of how childhood and young adulthood has been perceived. The 1. 92. 0s "was the first time when it became clear that the young were a separate generation", yet many novels within the young category had been published long before. One early writer to recognize young adults as a distinct group was Sarah Trimmer, who, in 1. In her children's literature periodical, The Guardian of Education, Trimmer introduced the terms "Books for Children" (for those under fourteen) and "Books for Young Persons" (for those between fourteen and twenty- one), establishing terms of reference for young adult literature that still remains in use. Nineteenth century literature presents several early works, that appealed to young readers, though not necessarily written for them, including The Swiss Family Robinson (1. Walter Scott's Waverley (1.
Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist (1. Alexandre Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo (1. Tom Brown's Schooldays (1. Dickens' Great Expectations (1. Alice in Wonderland (1. Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1. Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped (1. Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book (1.
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In the 1. 95. 0s, two influential adult novels, The Catcher in the Rye (1. Lord of the Flies (1.
The modern classification of young- adult fiction originated during the 1. S. E. Hinton's The Outsiders (1. The novel featured a truer, darker side of adolescent life that was not often represented in works of fiction of the time. Written during high- school and published when Hinton was only 1. The Outsiders also lacked the nostalgic tone common in books about adolescents written by adults.[1. The Outsiders remains one of the best- selling young adult novels of all time.[1.
The 1. 96. 0s became the era "when the 'under 3. It was also be the decade when literature for adolescents could be said to have come into its own".[1. This increased the discussions about adolescent experiences and the new idea of adolescent authors. In the late 1. 96. Conference Meeting Facilities Pittsburgh Pa.
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1. American poet Maya Angelou; The Friends (1.
Rosa Guy; the semi- autobiographical The Bell Jar (US 1. UK 1. 96. 7) by poet Sylvia Plath; Bless the Beasts and Children (1. Glendon Swarthout; and Deathwatch (1. Robb White, which was awarded 1.
Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery by the Mystery Writers of America. The works of Angelou, Guy, and Plath were not written for young readers. As publishers began to focus on the emerging adolescent market, booksellers and libraries began creating young adult sections distinct from children's literature and novels written for adults. The 1. 97. 0s to the mid- 1.
In the 1. 98. 0s, young adult literature began pushing the envelope in terms of the subject matter that was considered appropriate for their audience: Books dealing with topics such as rape, suicide, parental death, and murder which had previously been deemed taboo, saw significant critical and commercial success. This reflected a trend in British and American wanting to read stories that reflected the real word state of young people; A flip- side of this trend was a strong revived interest in the romance novel. Perhaps owing to this, the decade saw a noticeable dearth in fantasy literature from major publishers, even though fantasy titles such as Charlotte's Web and The Chronicles of Narnia had dominated sales in earlier decades.[1. By the 1. 99. 0s, many worried that the era of young adult literature was going to lose steam might ultimately prove to be a long- lived fad, however due a combination of a continued exploration of mature and controversial themes[1. In 1. 99. 7, J. K. Rowling's first Harry Potter novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone was published.
The first of the seven- book Harry Potter series, which was praised for its complexity and maturity, and attracted a wide adult audience. It was essentially about three adolescents trying to lead a normal life and cope with the banal struggles of coming of age and deal with their loss of innocence in an increasingly war- ridden 1. Britain. The success of the Harry Potter series led many to see Harry Potter and its author, J.