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Here be dragons: ideology and socialisation in young adult literature

Kent, William 2017, Here be dragons: ideology and socialisation in young adult literature, PhD thesis, School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin University.

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Title Here be dragons: ideology and socialisation in young adult literature
Author Kent, William
Institution Deakin University
School School of Communication and Creative Arts
Faculty Faculty of Arts and Education
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name PhD
Date submitted 2017-04
Keyword(s) Dragons in literature
Australia
fantasy fiction
values
Summary  This thesis explores the role that young adult literature plays in conveying to its readers ideological messages, which can either reinforce or subvert society’s values. The thesis then incorporates this exploration into a creative young adult fantasy novel entitled "Displaced" about dragons, set in a modern Australian setting.
Language eng
Field of Research 200525 Literary Theory
190402 Creative Writing (incl Playwriting)
Socio Economic Objective 950203 Languages and Literature
Free to Read? Yes
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30103504

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