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Canon

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The term canon, or canonicity, describes the rules of what is presented as true and what has happened within an imaginary world.

Young Adult

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The concept of the ‘young adult’, also synonymous with adolescence and youth, is one which is heavily context-dependent. Over time, the perception of the concept has shifted from merely a developmental outlook to one which is also bound by a socio-cultural understanding. Broadly, it is believed to be a stage between childhood and adulthood, and is influenced by several social, economical and cultural factors.

Jeugdliteratuur

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Jeugdliteratuur is literatuur die vaak speciaal voor kinderen is geschreven.

Fairy Tales are reimgined and updated in the Girl Tales Podcast. This is an interview with podcast found and executive Producer Rebecca Cunningham and producer, writer, voice actor Tessa Flannery.

An Interview with Stine Liv Johansen about the fan engagement of the Norwegian online drama series SKAM. The innovative publication concept of the show for teenagers resulted in a high emotional involvement that both researchers and fans felt.

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Young Adult Media and Fandom

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Books, series and other media where young adults are the targeted audience. Examines the interrelated role of consumer and content, specifically pertaining to topics like fandom, paricipation, and readership.

Questionnaire literary reading & attention

Questionnaire
Inge van de Ven
27/11/2020

Who likes to read and wants to help researchers to find out about reading & attention? Fill out the questionnaire (also available in Dutch)!

Geekerella young adult novel fandom

Geekerella and the Validation of Youth Fan Culture

Article
Ananya Sen
02/12/2020
12 minutes to read

Geekerella, a young adult novel, seeks to validate often stigmatized fan practices by showing how fan culture is responsible for the formation of identities and communities. It delves into what it means to be a teenage fan today.

Uitgewezen: over Apu, racisme en boekenverbranding

Column
Goedele Ghijsen
13/09/2019
4 minutes to read

In deze pittige column stelt Goedele Ghijsen niet alleen het racisme aan de kaak, ze pleit ook voor de diversificatie van de jeugdliteratuur (en de boekenkast van Lisa Simpson).