Girls, Boys, Books, Toys: Gender in Children's Literature and Culture
Beverly Lyon Clark and Margaret R. Higonnet bring together twenty-two scholars to look closely at the complexities of children's culture. Girls, Boys, Books, Toys asks questions about how the gender symbolism of children's culture is constructed and resisted. What happens when women rewrite (or illustrate) nursery rhymes, adventure stories, and fairy tales told by men? How...more
Paperback, 312 pages
Published September 21st 2000 by Johns Hopkins University Press
(first published September 27th 1999)
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Dr. Beverly Lyon Clark is a Professor of English at Wheaton College, in Norton, Massachusetts, with a particular interest in feminist theory and children's literature. She received her BA from Swarthmore College, and her Ph.D from Brown University.More about Beverly Lyon Clark...