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Author Clark, Beverly Lyon.

Title Regendering the school story : sassy sissies and tattling tomboys / Beverly Lyon Clark.

Imprint New York : Garland Pub., 1996.

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 Moore Stacks  PR830.E38 C53 1996    Available  ---
Description viii, 297 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Children's literature and culture ; v. 3. Garland reference library of social science ; v. 1060
Garland reference library of social science ; v. 1060.
Garland reference library of social science. Children's literature and culture ; v. 3.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-292) and index.
Contents Introduction : redressing the school story, crossgendering a genre. I. Before Tom Brown. Anxious proxies and independent girls : Charles Lamb and other early men -- The first Tom Brown : Dorothy Kilner and other early women -- Telling tales about telling tales : E.J. May and other talebearers -- At midcentury : Mary Martha Sherwood and other transnational women. II. During the heyday of the canonical story. Crossing gender with race : Edward Everett Hale and other U.S. writers -- Crossing gender with identity : Elizabeth Eiloart and other British writers -- Sensationalizing the school story : Ellen Wood -- Domesticating the school story : Louisa May Alcott -- Engendering the school story : Julia A. Matthews. III. In the twentieth century. Policing the borders, satirizing the state : H.G. Wells and other female impersonators -- Approaching high seriousness : D. Wynne Willson and other recent women.
Subject Children's stories, English -- History and criticism.
Children's stories, American -- History and criticism.
Education in literature.
School children in literature.
Gender identity in literature.
Children -- Books and reading.
Feminism and literature.
Sex role in literature.
Children in literature.
Indexed Term Children's literature
ISBN 0815321163 (acid-free paper)