Battling Girlhood : Sympathy, Social Justice, and the Tomboy Figure in American Literature, Hardback Book

Battling Girlhood : Sympathy, Social Justice, and the Tomboy Figure in American Literature Hardback

Part of the Children's Literature and Culture series

Description

From Jo March of Little Women (1868) to Katniss Everdeen of The Hunger Games (2008), the American tomboy figure has evolved into an icon of modern girlhood and symbol of female empowerment.

Battling Girlhood: Sympathy, Social Justice, and the Tomboy Figure in American Literature traces the development of the tomboy figure from its origins in nineteenth-century sentimental novels to twentieth- and twenty-first-century literature and film.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 164 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary studies: general
  • ISBN: 9780815368687

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