The Readers' Advisory Guide to Street Literature--eEditions e-book

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2012
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Foreword, by Teri Woods

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Chapter 1. "It's Like a Movie in My Head": Street Lit and Its Appeal to Readers
Chapter 2. From Moll Flanders to The Coldest Winter Ever: A Historical Timeline of Street Lit
Chapter 3. The Streets Are Callin': The Street as a Literary Motif
Chapter 4. The Diversity within Street Lit: Themes and Subgenres
Chapter 5. Street-Lit Readers' Advisory: Expanding on the Patrons' Expertise
Chapter 6. Toning It Down: Teen-Friendly Street Lit
Chapter 7. "Who Put This Book on the Shelf?": Collection Strategies for Street Lit
Chapter 8. Characters outside the Cover: How Librarians, Authors, and Readers Read Street Lit
Chapter 9. Hustlin' Street Lit: Pushin' Books and Programs

Epilogue: BEEF: Bringin' Extreme Explanations to the Forefont of Street Lit

 

 

Works Cited

Literature Cited

Street-Literature Publishers

 

 


Foreword, by Teri Woods

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Chapter 1. "It's Like a Movie in My Head": Street Lit and Its Appeal to Readers
Chapter 2. From Moll Flanders to The Coldest Winter Ever: A Historical Timeline of Street Lit
Chapter 3. The Streets Are Callin': The Street as a Literary Motif
Chapter 4. The Diversity within Street Lit: Themes and Subgenres
Chapter 5. Street-Lit Readers' Advisory: Expanding on the Patrons' Expertise
Chapter 6. Toning It Down: Teen-Friendly Street Lit
Chapter 7. "Who Put This Book on the Shelf?": Collection Strategies for Street Lit
Chapter 8. Characters outside the Cover: How Librarians, Authors, and Readers Read Street Lit
Chapter 9. Hustlin' Street Lit: Pushin' Books and Programs

Epilogue: BEEF: Bringin' Extreme Explanations to the Forefont of Street Lit

 

 

Works Cited

Literature Cited

Street-Literature Publishers

 

 

Vanessa Irvin

Vanessa Irvin is an Associate Professor of Library Science at East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina. With a frontline librarian career spanning over four decades, Dr. Irvin teaches reference and information services, public libraries, and reading response theory for librarians. Vanessa's research focuses on integrating cultural heritage methodologies with librarians' work practices for professional learning and development.

"In this comprehensive book, Morris provides excellent input to aid in collection devlopment and includes a list of publishers."
--School Library Journal