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Smith, Michelle J.

Empire in British Girls’ Literature and Culture

Smith, Michelle J. - Empire in British Girls’ Literature and Culture, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Imperial Girls in British Literature and Culture
Michelle J. Smith

2. Shaping the ‘Useful’ Girl: The Girl’s Own Paper, 1880–1907
Michelle J. Smith

3. Developing Pedagogy and Hybridised Femininity in the Girls’ School Story
Michelle J. Smith

4. Adventurous Girls of the British Empire: The Novels of Bessie Marchant
Michelle J. Smith

5. Fantastic and Domestic Girls and the Idolisation of ‘Improving’ Others
Michelle J. Smith

6. Be(ing) Prepared: Girl Guides, Colonial Life, and National Strength
Michelle J. Smith

7. Microcosms of Girlhood: Reworking the Robinsonade for Girls
Michelle J. Smith

8. Conclusion
Michelle J. Smith

Keywords: Social Sciences, Gender Studies, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Literature, general, Fiction, Nineteenth-Century Literature

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Critical Approaches to Children’s Literature
Page amount
218 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230308121
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-32352-4

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