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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 405–408.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Sarah Wadsworth Imaginary Citizens: Child Readers and the Limits of American Independence, 1640-1868 . By Weikle-Mills Courtney . Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Univ. Press . 2013 . x , 265 pp. $55.00 . Disciplining Girls: Understanding the Origins of the Classic Orphan Girl Story...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 277–309.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Slave Girl 6363 AMERICAN LITERATURE 73:2 / sheet 51 of 232 ‘‘Northerners know nothing at all about Slavery. They think it is perpetual bondage only. They have no conception of...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 189–191.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Patricia Kalayjian Duke University Press 2007 Raising the Dust: The Literary Housekeeping of Mary Ward, Sarah Grand, and Charlotte Perkins Gilman . By Beth Sutton-Ramspeck. Athens: Ohio Univ. Press. 2004. xiii, 272 pp. Cloth, $55; paper, $24.95. Beyond the Gibson Girl...
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American Literature (1 September 2009) 81 (3): 497–526.
Published: 01 September 2009
...William Huntting Howell Howell considers the arts of imitation and emulation as practiced by U.S. girls at the turn of the nineteenth century. He takes the best-selling novels and schoolbooks of Susanna Rowson as a starting point for reading a broad set of material-cultural artifacts, including...
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American Literature (1 March 2003) 75 (1): 31–60.
Published: 01 March 2003
...Naomi Z. Sofer Duke University Press 2003 Naomi Z. ‘‘Carry[ing] a Yankee Girl to Glory Sofer Redefining Female Authorship in the Postbellum United States 6815...
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American Literature (1 March 2005) 77 (1): 184–186.
Published: 01 March 2005
... supplies a useful name glossary (which would have beenhelpfulinvolume1aswell). Jason Stacy, Loyola University, Chicago Making Girls into Women: American Women’s Writing and the Rise of Lesbian Identity. By Kathryn R. Kent. Durham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2003. xi, 355 pp. Cloth, $64.95; paper...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 403–405.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Press . 2013 . xx , 290 pp. Paper , $45.00 ; e-book , $45.00 . Reading Like a Girl: Narrative Intimacy in Contemporary American Young Adult Literature . By Day Sarah K. . Jackson : Univ. Press of Mississippi . 2013 . i , 240 pp. $55.00 . © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015...
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American Literature (1 September 2000) 72 (3): 662–663.
Published: 01 September 2000
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 55–82.
Published: 01 March 2018
..., factory girls , testifies to the enduring presence of the patriarchal shelter. Designating factory women of all ages as girls helped to assuage any fears about whether they remained dependent on male authority. Readers may object that presenting the factory woman in terms of the patriarchal shelter...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 203–206.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Betsy Klimasmith Duke University Press 2007 Converging Stories: Race, Ecology, and Environmental Justice in American Literature . By Jeffrey Myers. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. 2005. ix, 188 pp. $39.95. Fast Cars and Bad Girls: Nomadic Subjects and Women's Road Stories...
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American Literature (1 December 2007) 79 (4): 847–849.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Sari Edelstein Duke University Press 2007 Front-Page Girls: Women Journalists in American Culture and Fiction, 1880-1930 . By Jean Marie Lutes. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2006. vii, 232 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $18.95. The Female Investigator in Literature, Film, and...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 347–375.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Rebecca Wanzo Abstract Lost Girls (2006) is a return to the themes explored by Melinda Gebbie and other underground feminist cartoonists in the 1970s and 1980s. The text, a collaboration between Gebbie and Alan Moore, should be read as reminiscent of feminist cartoonists who intentionally depicted...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 331–358.
Published: 01 June 2015
.... Women and other supposedly vulnerable readers were excluded from its audience, appearing instead as instruments for masculine self-contemplation. Thus, the magazine describes female characters such as Clarisse, the “girl next door” in Fahrenheit 451 , and Janet Pilgrim, the first girl-next-door Playmate...
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Published: 01 June 2018
Figure 4 Girls’ school. Illustration by Diane DiMassa. From Kathy Acker, Diane DiMassa, and Freddie Baer, Pussycat Fever ( 1995 ). Used with permission Figure 4 Girls’ school. Illustration by Diane DiMassa. From Kathy Acker, Diane DiMassa, and Freddie Baer, Pussycat Fever (1995). Used with More
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Published: 01 June 2018
Figure 3 Wendy confronts Hook. From Moore and Gebbie ( 2006 ), Lost Girls , chap. 27, p. 5 Figure 3 Wendy confronts Hook. From Moore and Gebbie (2006), Lost Girls, chap. 27, p. 5 More
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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 701–724.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Anna Stewart Stewart examines the narrative construction of Harriet Jacobs in 1865, when her former editor Lydia Maria Child included a revised selection from Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861) in The Freedmen's Book , a reader Child was developing to help newly freed slaves learn to read...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 7–34.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Edlie Wong Wong's essay charts the legal controversies over slaves brought into New England after Massachusetts Chief Justice Lemuel Shaw's forceful application of the celebrated British civil suit, Somerset v. Stewart (1772), in the landmark case of the slave girl Med, or Commonwealth v. Aves...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 65–92.
Published: 01 March 2009
... of a Slave Girl (1865) in conjunction with the 1855 trial of Celia, an executed murderous slave, to compare specific literary and legal interpretations of North Carolina and Missouri slave law against a more general understanding of slaves' legal “double character” to argue that both women, through...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 743–768.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Caleb Smith This essay examines previously unexplored divisions within the antislavery movement’s published responses to Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl . Revisiting Jacobs’s conflict with her editor, Lydia Maria Child, over the suppressed chapter about John Brown, Smith...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 305–331.
Published: 01 June 2014
... are obscured by the reproduction of an idea of the generic, iterable, and ultimately “killable” girl. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 References Alcott Louisa May . ( 1868-69 ) 2004 . Little Women; or, Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy . Edited by Phillips Anne K. Eiselein Gregory...