ERIC Number: ED274986
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Laughter As Medicine.
Reed, Arthea, Ed.
The ALAN Review, v14 n1 Fall 1986
Humor in adolescent literature is the focus of the articles in this themed journal issue. The articles and their authors are as follows: (1) "Of Fiction and Madness" (Paul Zindel); (2) "Before the Immaculate Cuticles" (Jerry Spinelli); (3) "I Want To Make Them Laugh" (Ellen Conford); (4) "The Terrible Hilarity of Adolescence in 'Dinky Hocker Shoots Smack!'" (M. Kip Hartvigsen and Christen Borg Hartvigsen); (5) "Choosing Issues for Reading and Writing: Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development" (Audrey T. Edwards); (6) "YA Writers on Writing" (Sylvia Vardell); (7) "What Every English Teacher Should Know about Free Reading" (Dick Abrahamson and Eleanor Tyson); (8) "Fifty YA Books Out of the Past Still Worth Reading; Or, Enjoyment Is There if You Search for It" (Ken Donelson); (9)"Non-Fiction: News from ALAN and Beyond"; (10) "Dare a Teacher Disturb the Universe? Or Even Eat a Peach? Closet Censorship: Its Prevention and Cure" (James E. Davis). Other sections include "Best Books for Young Adults, 1985" (Betty Carter); "Now That You Asked" (Ruth Cline and Elizabeth Poe); and "The Back Door" (Charlie Reed). (JD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Assembly on Literature for Adolescents, Athens, GA.