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When the Cloud Hit the Kellys single work   novel   young adult  
Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 When the Cloud Hit the Kellys
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When the Cloud Hit the Kellys depicts a dystopian world where Peace Kelly leaves her city to search for Seb/Star in the Surrounds. Through the counternarrative, Peace begins to interact with people outside of the dystopian society, which changes the way she understands the dominant language and assists in her development of a postnatural subjectivity. (Author's blurb)




  • This novel was highly commended in the 2016 Viva La Novella competition by Seizure.

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    y separately published work icon Young Adult Dystopian Fiction in the Postnatural Age Belinda Moore , Kelvin Grove : Queensland University of Technology , 2016 10880106 2016 single work thesis

    This creative works thesis comprises an exegesis and a novel. Both explore the ways that a postnatural perspective can shape the reading and writing of young adult dystopian fiction. Approaching literature from a postnatural perspective can highlight a connection between shifts in a novel's key terms and the development of the protagonist towards understanding their world as an interconnected ecosystem. Through its grounding in ecocriticism and children's literature criticism, this research investigates the contributions a postnatural perspective offers young adult dystopian fiction generally, and specifically, in the development of the novel When the Cloud Hit the Kellys.

    Kelvin Grove : Queensland University of Technology , 2016
    pg. 1-200


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