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Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 01. Introduction: A Linguist and a Writer; Chapter 02. Witch Mothers: The Magic Circle and Zel; Chapter 03. The Lure of Gold: Spinners and Crazy Jack; Chapter 04. Transformations: Bound and Beast; Chapter 05. Love and Honor: The Great God Pan and Sirena; Chapter 06. Outsiders: Song of the Magdalene, Breath, and Hush: An Irish Princess' Tale; Chapter 07. Romance in Florence and Venice: The Smile, Daughter of Venice, and For the Love of Venice; Chapter 08. The Brutality of War: Stones in Water and Fire in the Hills.
Chapter 09. Journeys: Alligator Bayou, The King of Mulberry Street, and NorthSelected Bibliography; Index; About the Author.
Donna Jo Napoli has received acclaim for her young adult works and is especially known for her historical novels and her retellings of myth and fairy tales. In this full-length critical study, Hilary S. Crew integrates criticism and biographical information to illuminate Napoli's many novels, as well as other writings by Napoli such as her essays on writing for young people and her book, Language Matters. A comprehensive critical analysis of 19 novels, Donna Jo Napoli: Writing with Passion provides an understanding of how Napoli's life and profession as a professor of linguistics influences h.
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Print version: Crew, Hilary S. Donna Jo Napoli : Writing with Passion. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., ©2010 9780810874466