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Author Auchmuty, Rosemary.

Title The world of girls / Rosemary Auchmuty
Published London : Women's Press, 1992


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 W'PONDS  809.3992827 A8987/W  AVAILABLE
Description x, 244 pages ; 20 cm
Contents Contents: 1. The school story in context -- 2. The writer's world -- 3. The schoolgirl code -- 4. Heroines -- 5. Bosom friends -- 6. The crush -- 7. Training to be wives and mothers
Summary Examines the work of four authors: Elsie Jeanette Oxenham, Dorita Fairlie Bruce, Elinor Mary Brent-Dyer and Enid Blyton
Analysis English fiction Special subjects Schools
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 229-244
Subject Boarding schools in literature.
Boarding schools -- England -- Juvenile fiction.
Children -- Books and reading -- History.
Children's stories Boarding schools -- Fiction
Children's stories -- History and criticism.
Children's stories, English -- History and criticism.
Education in literature.
English fiction -- History and criticism.
Feminism and literature.
Girls in literature.
Girls -- Books and reading.
Single-sex schools in literature
Genre/Form Fiction.
LC no. 43004310
ISBN 070434310X (paperback)