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Author Stoneley, Peter.

Title Consumerism and American girls' literature, 1860-1940 / Peter Stoneley.

Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2003.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 167 pages) : illustrations.
Series Cambridge studies in American literature and culture ; 134
Cambridge studies in American literature and culture ; 134.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: "Buying into womanhood" -- pt. 1. Emergence. The fate of modesty -- Magazines and money -- Dramas of exclusion -- pt. 2. Fulfillment. Romantic speculations -- Preparing for leisure -- Serial pleasures -- pt. 3. Revision. The clean and the dirty -- "Black Tuesday" -- Conclusion.
Summary In Consumerism and American Girls' Literature, Peter Stoneley looks at how women fictionalised for the girl reader ways of achieving a powerful social and cultural presence. Covering a wide range of works and writers, this book will be of interest to cultural and literary scholars alike.
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Subject Children's stories, American -- History and criticism.
Girls in literature.
American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Young adult fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Girls -- Books and reading -- United States.
Consumption (Economics) in literature.
Women and literature -- United States.
American fiction -- Women authors.
History and criticism.
American fiction -- History and criticism -- 19th century.
American fiction -- History and criticism -- 20th century.
Chronological Term Geschichte 1860-1940
1800-1999
Indexed Term Electronic books
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Online-Publikation.
Other Form: Print version: Stoneley, Peter. Consumerism and American girls' literature, 1860-1940. Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2003 0521821878 (DLC) 2002031067 (OCoLC)50292281
ISBN 0511061943 (electronic bk.)
9780511061943 (electronic bk.)
0511121253 (electronic bk.)
9780511121258 (electronic bk.)
0511070403
9780511070402
0521821878 (Cloth)