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Meridians (1 March 2014) 12 (1): 58–87.
Published: 01 March 2014
Meridians (1 March 2016) 13 (2): 28–55.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Sula and the subsequent damage done to their relationship as a result of the various factors inhibiting their ability to form a relationship based on intersubjectivity. Bonded together and in many ways fused in girlhood, Sula and Nel cannot maintain a friendship beyond adolescence because of the ways...
Meridians (1 November 2018) 17 (2): 309–324.
Published: 01 November 2018
... violence from male aggressors. Yet through its reliance on certain restrictions, gendered and otherwise, the portrait of the vulnerable girl that campaigners outline inadvertently prompts disidentifications as well. Copyright © 2018 Smith College 2018 #BBOG Bring Back Our Girls girlhood hawkers...
Meridians (1 September 2018) 17 (1): 184–204.
Published: 01 September 2018
... what she might make of them. Buttressed by the power of the sovereign interior, Walker’s southern daughters move from constraining girlhoods to fuller, more capacious womanhoods; they become better equipped to navigate the patriarchy and racism informing their intimate relationships. Scholars can...
Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 41–62.
Published: 01 April 2019
... her own identity within the stifling presence of familial and cultural histories. In addition, an interplay of document and narrative is central to experimental texts like Norma Elia Cantú’s ( 1995 ) “fictional autobioethnography,” Canícula: Snapshots of a Girlhood en la Frontera , and Sheila and...