Characteristics:
  • Feminism embraced.

  • Challenges capitalism.

  • Blurred lines between fiction and reality.

  • A mixing of styles in the same text; discontinuity of tone, point of view, and logical sequence.

  • Work often has absurd, playful, or comic aspects.

  • Sometimes makes use of parody, pastiche, and analogy.

  • Emphasizes parody, bricolage, irony, and playfulness.

  • Examines the construction of nations/nationality; reassesses gender; questions and reassesses race and sexuality.









WRITERS:


Julia Alvarez


Maya Angelou


Ray Bradbury


Erin Gruwell


S. E. Hinton


J. K. Rowling


Elie Wiesel


Paul Zindel


Markus Zusak









Page updated 8/29/2012.