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Title Nancy Drew and company : culture, gender, and girls' series / edited by Sherrie A. Inness
Published Bowling Green, OH : Bowling Green State University Popular Press, [1997]


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Description ix, 193 pages ; 24 cm
Contents The whole of the moon: L.M. Montgomery's Anne of Green Gables series / K.L. Poe -- Gender, class, and domesticity in the Isabel Carleton series / Kathleen Chamberlain -- Community and character: a comparison of Josephine Lawrence's Linda Lane series and classic orphan fiction / Deidre A. Johnson -- Mobile and modern heroines: early twentieth-century girls' automobile series / Nancy Tillman Romalov -- Girl Scouts, Camp Fire Girls, and Woodcraft Girls: the ideology of girls' scouting novels, 1910-1935 / Sherrie A. Inness -- A companion to history: Maud Hart Lovelaces's Betsy-Tacy books / Maureen E. Reed -- "You are needed, desperately needed!": Cherry Ames in World War II ; The secret of the feminist heroine: the search for values in Nancy Drew and Judy Bolton / Sally E. Parry -- Nancy Drew as new girl wonder: solving it all for the 1930s / Deborah L. Siegel
Summary This collection is the first anthology to bring together a broad range of critical essays on girls' series fiction from established scholars
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Also issued online
Subject Drew, Nancy (Fictitious character)
Children's stories, American -- History and criticism.
Children's literature in series -- Bibliography.
Popular culture -- United States -- History.
Girls -- Books and reading -- United States.
Sex role in literature.
Girls in literature.
Genre/Form Bibliography.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Author Inness, Sherrie A.
LC no. 96037500
ISBN 0879727357 (clothbound)
9780879727352 (clothbound)
0879727365 (paperback)
9780879727369 (paperback)