Paul Zindel Summary

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  • 27 Literature Criticisms
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The Paul Zindel Study Pack contains about 157 pages of study material in 33 products, including:

Biographies (6)

4,070 words, approx. 14 pages
Biography EssayCritics of adolescent literature generally cite four novels of the late 1960s as helping this subgenre break its ties with its past formulaic romanticism and move dramatically into a mu... Read more
1,700 words, approx. 6 pages
From Pulitzer prize-winning playwright to young adult fiction writer, American author Paul Zindel (born 1936) turned his real-life turbulent teens into fictional stories to show teenagers that their l... Read more
5,097 words, approx. 17 pages
Considered a groundbreaking author of young adult literature as well as one of its most controversial contributors, Paul Zindel is well known as the creator of realistic novels that depict the teenage... Read more
6,929 words, approx. 24 pages
May 15, 1936. Born in Staten Island, New York. Coming from a broken home, Zindel never knew his father very well. "Mother was a girl in her twenties when my father left. She used to have to fight to g... Read more
3,166 words, approx. 11 pages
A playwright who draws heavily on his personal experiences for the material of his plays, Paul Zindel is best known for his largely autobiographical award-winner, The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-th... Read more
2,683 words, approx. 9 pages
Critics of adolescent literature generally cite three late-1960s novels as helping this subgenre break its ties with its past romanticism and move dramatically into a much more realistic mode: The Out... Read more