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Presenting Robert Lipsyte, Michael Cart

Label
Presenting Robert Lipsyte
Title
Presenting Robert Lipsyte
Statement of responsibility
Michael Cart
Title variation
Robert Lipsyte
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • In 1967 the celebrated sportswriter Robert Lipsyte published The Contender, a novel that almost singlehandedly transformed the superficial, idealistic fare known as teenage fiction into the serious, realistic genre of young adult literature. In The Contender and other young adult novels - among them One Fat Summer, Jock and Jill, The Chemo Kid, and The Brave - Lipsyte explores with palpable authenticity such issues as social consciousness, self-transformation, and male
  • Identity. With Presenting Robert Lipsyte, Michael Cart contributes the first study devoted to the writer and his work, a thoughtful examination informed not only by personal interviews with Lipsyte but by Cart's own extensive knowledge of young adult literature. Beautifully written and filled with aptly chosen quotations by and about the writer, Presenting Robert Lipsyte will be applauded by teachers and librarians and embraced by students from secondary through graduate
  • School. Included are a preface, a chronology, notes and references, a selected bibliography, an appendix listing Lipsyte's awards and honors, and an index
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cart, Michael
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • Twayne's United States authors series
  • Young adult authors
Series volume
TUSAS 649.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lipsyte, Robert
  • Youth
  • Young adult fiction, American
Label
Presenting Robert Lipsyte, Michael Cart
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-157) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
31756270
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 163 pages
Isbn
9780805741513
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
94044520
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1660330
Label
Presenting Robert Lipsyte, Michael Cart
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-157) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
31756270
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 163 pages
Isbn
9780805741513
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
94044520
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1660330

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