The Girl: Constructions of the Girl in Contemporary Fiction by Women

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The image of "the girl" in contemporary fiction by women today stands in stark contrast to configurations of girlhood in earlier fiction. No longer banished to the realms of the Victorian "marriage or death" plots, girls in contemporary fiction embrace new challenges and freedoms while still struggling with plots centered on their bodies, societal limitations, and the price for freedom and escape. This collection tackles the contemporary forces at work on both the girls in fiction created by women and the writers themselves ...

The Girl: Constructions of the Girl in Contemporary Fiction by Women 2000, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

ISBN-13: 9780333913840

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The Girl: Constructions of the Girl in Contemporary Fiction by Women 1999, Palgrave MacMillan, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312225780

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The Girl: Constructions of the Girl in Contemporary Fiction by Women 1998, Palgrave MacMillan, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312173531

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The Girl: Constructions of the Girl in Contemporary Fiction by Women 1998, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

ISBN-13: 9780333749166

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