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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 ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published August 15th 1998 by Palgrave Macmillan
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“This collection propose that contemporary stories of girlhood constitute a new and generative lens for literary and cultural study.” 0 likes
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