by Carole Stoffel
A first aim of this travail de candidature is not only to set out to define the term
young adult literature, but also seek to determine which works can be considered
young adult literature and which criteria they need to fulfil. The term young adult
literature was coined some years ago but is still fervently discussed, as critics have
differing opinions about what such literature now encompasses. It has obtained a
pivotal place in the literary world amid ongoing discussions about what...