Gender(ed) Identities : Critical Rereadings of Gender in Children's and Young Adult Literature
By: Clasen, Tricia.
Contributor(s): Hassel, Holly.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Children's Literature and Culture: Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2016Description: 1 online resource (294 p.).ISBN: 9781317430704.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Gender(ed) Identities : Critical Rereadings of Gender in Children's and Young Adult LiteratureOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of Figures -- Series Editor's Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Introduction -- Section I Gender(ing) Communities -- 2 History Repeating Itself: The Portrayal of Female Characters in Young Adult Literature at the Beginning of the Millennium -- 3 Girls Online: Representations of Adolescent Female Sexuality in the Digital Age -- 4 Academic Agency in YA Novels by Mexican American Women Authors -- 5 Queer Consciousness/Community in David Levithan's Two Boys Kissing: "One the Other Never Leaving"
Section II Developing Gender(ed) Identities -- 6 "What Defines Me?" - Performativity, Gender and Ethnicity in Korean American YA Fiction -- 7 Gendered Stories, Advice, and Narrative Intimacy in Amish Young Adult Literature -- 8 One Choice, Many Petals: Reading the Female Voice of Tris in the Divergent Series -- 9 Who Is a "Girl"?: The Tomboy, the Lesbian, and the Transgender Child -- Section III Gendered Trauma, Loss, and Healing -- 10 Pedophobia and the Orphan Girl in Pollyanna and A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning
11 "Kindred Spirits": Vulnerability as the Key to Transformative Female Relationships in L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables -- 12 Speaking the Bitter Truth: The Role of the Creative Imagination in the Process of Healing -- Section IV Complicating Sexuality and Romance -- 13 Paradise Contested: Sexuality and Sacrifice in Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials -- 14 Growing up Girl: A Rhetoric of Restrained Empowerment in American Girl's Self-Help Books about Puberty -- 15 Eternal Life, Eternal Love: Gender and the Perfected Female in the Contemporary Resurrection Allegory of Breaking Dawn
16 Masculinity and Romantic Myth in Contemporary YA Romance -- Section V Gender/Genre, Texts, and Contexts -- 17 When the Slipper Doesn't Fit: Construction of the "Ugly" Female in Cinderella Picture-Book Illustrations 1800-2015 -- 18 Girls Write Back: Feminism and Disordered Writing -- 19 Freedom in Fantasy?: Gender Restrictions in Children's Literature -- List of Contributors -- Index
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