Tenderness Resources & Further Study

This Study Guide consists of approximately 16 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Tenderness.
This section contains 415 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Tenderness Short Guide

Campbell, Patricia J. Presenting Robert Cormier. Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1989 (first edition 1985). (Twayne United States Authors Series, 496.)

Campbell offers analyses of Cormier's writings for young people through Fade. It includes an extensive bibliography.

Cormier, Robert. "Creating Fade." Horn Book, 65 (1989): 166-173. Cormier explains how he wrote one of his novels for young adults, from inspiration to difficulties shaping the story.

Gallo, Donald R. "Reality and Responsibility: The Continuing Controversy over Robert Cormier's Books for Young Adults." Voice of Youth Advocates 7 (1984): 245-247. (Reprinted in The VOYA Reader. Edited by Dorothy M. Broderick. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, 1990, pp. 153160.) Gallo explores the elements in Cormier's fiction for young adults that make it controversial.

Iskander, Sylvia Patterson. "Readers, Realism, and Robert Cormier." Children's Literature 15 (1987): 7-18.

Iskander covers the reasons Cormier's books for young readers have been censored.

"Robert Cormier." In Concise Dictionary of American Literary Biography: Broadening Views, 1968-1988. Edited by Laura Ingram. Detroit...

(read more)

This section contains 415 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Tenderness Short Guide
Copyrights
Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Tenderness from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook