8 edition of Genreflecting found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||PS374.P63 R67 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxviii, 298 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||298|
|LC Control Number||86021489|
This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. Nothing replaces personal knowledge of books and authors when talking with readers. Love this book! If you have spent any time in a public library or are a patron yourself, you probably know that most people come to the library to get a book to read, a movie to watch, or a music CD or an audiobook to listen to, for their own enjoyment or leisure.
Genreflecting is also a great reference for writing or literature studies students who are studying genre - along with lists of authors that they can pursue, there are very lucid discussions of the genres, and it's a good starting point for assignments in this area. For example, right now ARRT is in the middle of a two year long study of nonfiction. Many school districts do not match with public library districts making students only access to leisure materials through the school library. RS Libraries Unlimited, Inc. I wish that the titles were treated more consistently.
Marsh on Oct 20, "Genreflecting" is a good reference for those in a position where they are asked to recommend books for library patrons or book store customers. If there isn't one in your area, you can still benefit from the materials on various groups websites. The authors indicate where each title fits in the genre scheme; its subject matter, format, and general reading level; and any pertinent awards. I appreciate the suggestions in each genre, and subgenre. Love this book! Galeand The Young Adult Reader's Advisor Bowker, Every library with a young adult population would benefit from counting this book among its reference sources.
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Definitely needs some work. RS Libraries Unlimited, Inc. As a true bibliophile, I have many books about books in my collection, but this one has moved right to the top as my favorite. If you are still in school or are able to take a class the best way to prepare is to take a class which covers readers' advisory in depth.
Page: View: Teen Genreflecting serves as a guide to contemporary teen fiction, encompassing every genre and format including graphic novels, scrapbook-formatted books, verse novels, historical fiction, speculative fiction, contemporary realistic fiction, and more.
Not only are teens continuing to read for pleasure, but many adults have discovered the joys of teen literature.
It will be the single most useful work you can read on how to provide readers' advisory services. Get a copy of Genreflecting sixth edition, by Diana Tixier Herald. A entirely new chapter covers historical fiction, and there are also lists of resources for further research, including numerous genre-related online sources.
To me, it was extremely interesting to read about why certain elements of some stories appeal to a particular audience.
By Carol Fairbanks on Apr 02, This used to be a text book in library school. Once again, extremely specialized and esoteric subgenres are represented "'s new wave sci-fi" and "TSR's Advanced Dungeons and Dragons Franchise Books" while much more prominent subgenres are completely ignored Steampunk, Urban Fantasy, etc.
Invaluable as a textbook; a reader's guide; and as a resource for public librarians, school librarians, and bookstore personnel, Herald's work w Customer Book Reviews Thank goodness this great book has been updated again!
Looking back, I wish I had been more diverse in my reading in all of its dimensions. This books publish date is Oct 31, Use it yourself to learn about unfamiliar genres and get ideas of books to read.
Many reference classes will mention readers advisory, but the coverage in the major reference textbooks is limited and not nearly enough. They also provide advice on readers' advisory services to teens, descriptions of genres and subgenres, and lists of favorites for each genre.
This classic guide helps. Often the best intro books are YA novels, which have their Genreflecting book unique appeal. Marsh on Oct 20, "Genreflecting" is a good reference for those in a position where they are asked to recommend books for library patrons or book store customers.Oct 31, · Genreflecting: Guide to Reading Interests in Genre Fiction by Betty Rosenberg.
Click here for the lowest price! Hardcover,Pages: This guide puts books and readers together by helping readers' advisors in libraries, bookstores, and academic institutions find the books their readers will enjoy reading.
Offering a structured overview of genres, it can also be used as a textbook for courses in genre literature and readers' advisory to discuss popular genres of fiction. The fifth edition organizes nearly 6, new and Cited by: 2.
Neither a bibliography nor a history of genres through historical sequences of listings by author, this book is a guide for those who help readers identify genre authors and titles of desired types in both libraries and bookstores. A secondary purpose of the book is as a text for library school students, aimed at familiarizing them with the common reader interests in genre fiction that they Cited by: 4.
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Buy Genreflecting Advisory (Hardcover): Mostly Manga: A Genre Guide to Popular Manga, Manhwa, Manhua, and Anime (Hardcover) at atlasbowling.comnd: Elizabeth Kalen. Apr 23, · "Genreflecting remains a useful reference source for libraries, especially for public and school libraries." - ARBA "Current library workers in RA as well as today's library students will benefit from all that this book provides."/5(52).