Good Girl Messages: How Young Women Were Misled by Their Favorite Books

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Good Girl Messages: How Young Women Were Misled by Their Favorite Books - O'Keefe, Deborah

For generations, books for children encouraged girls to be weak, submissive, and fearful. Even Jo in "Little Women" eventually gave up her dreams of independence. Filled with literary analysis, feminist insights, and O'Keefe's personal anecdotes, this book discusses such traits, both blatantly and subtly reinforced, in many of the most popular ... Read More

Good Girl Messages: How Young Women Were Misled by Their Favorite Books 2001, Continuum, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780826412362

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