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Title Girls, boys, books, toys : gender in children's literature and culture / edited by Beverly Lyon Clark and Margaret R. Higonnet.

Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  PN1009.5.S48 G57 1999    Available  ---
Description 296 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-281) and index.
Contents Repudiating "Sleeping Beauty" / U.C. Knoepflmacher -- Child's play as woman's peace work : Maria Edgeworth's "The Cherry Orchard", historical rebellion narratives, and contemporary cultural studies / Mitzi Myers -- "These two irreconcilable things-- art and young girls" : the case of the girls' school story / Mavis Reimer -- Romancing the home : gender, empire, and the South Pacific / Claudia Marquis -- Liberal bias in feminist social science research on children's books / Roger Clark, Heidi Kulkin, and Liam Clancy -- Coming "to sing their being" : the poetry of Grace Nichols / Lissa Paul -- Fictions of difference : contemporary Indian stories for children / Rajeswari Sunder Rajan -- Making the front page : views of women/women's views in the picture book / William Moebius -- Discourses of femininity and the intertextual construction of feminist reading positions / John Stephens and Robyn McCallum -- Taking over the doll house : domestic desire and nostalgia in toy narratives / Lois R. Kuznets -- Comforts no more : the underside of quilts in children's literature / Cheryl B. Torsney -- Bad hair day for G.I. Joe / Karen Klugman -- Imagining dinosaurs / Susan Willis -- Girls and dolls : feminism and female youth culture / Lynne Vallone -- Arab girl draws trouble / Allen Douglas and Fedwa Malti-Douglas -- Just a spoonful of sugar? Anxieties of gender and class in "Mary Poppins" / Lori Kenschaft.
Subject Children's literature -- History and criticism.
Sexism in literature.
Girls -- Books and reading.
Boys -- Books and reading.
Play -- Social aspects.
Toys -- Social aspects.
Added Author Clark, Beverly Lyon.
Higonnet, Margaret R.
ISBN 0801860539 (alk. paper)