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Dolls studies : the many meanings of girls' toys and play

Author: Miriam Forman-Brunell; Jennifer Dawn Whitney
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, [2014]
Series: Mediated youth, vol. 19
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dolls are the focus of this pioneering anthology establishing Dolls Studies as an interdisciplinary field of scholarly inquiry. This work revises conventional understandings of what constitutes a  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miriam Forman-Brunell; Jennifer Dawn Whitney
ISBN: 9781433120701 1433120704 9781433120695 1433120690
OCLC Number: 911011893
Description: pages cm
Contents: Robin Bernstein: Children's Books, Dolls, and the Performance of Race; or, the Possibility of Children's Literature - Lisa Marcus: Dolling Up History: Fictions of Jewish American Girlhood - Alexandra Lloyd: Dolls and Play: Material Culture and Memories of Girlhood in Germany, 1933-1945 - Meghan Chandler/Diana Anselmo-Sequeira: The "Dollification" of Riot Grrrls: Self-Fashioning Alternative Identities - Jennifer Dawn Whitney: "It's Barbie, Bitch": Re-reading the Doll Through Nicki Minaj and Harajuku Barbie - Vanessa Rutherford: Technologies of Gender and Girlhood: Doll Discourses in Ireland, 1801-1909 - Naghmeh Nouri Esfahani/Victoria Carrington: Rescripting, Modifying, and Mediating Artifacts: Bratz Dolls and Diasporic Iranian Girls in Australia - Elizabeth Chin: Barbie Sex Videos: Making Sense of Children's Media-Making - Juliette Peers: Adelaide Huret and the Nineteenth-Century French Fashion Doll: Constructing Dolls/Constructing the Modern - Catherine Driscoll: The Doll-Machine: Dolls, Modernism, Experience - Judy Shoaf: Girls' Day for Ume: Western Perceptions of the Hina Matsuri, 1874-1937 - Erich Fox Tree: The Secret Sex Lives of Native American Barbies, from the Mysteries of Motherhood, to the Magic of Colonialism - Amanda Murphyao/Anne Trepanier: Canadian "Maplelea" Girl Dolls: The Commodification of Difference.
Series Title: Mediated youth, vol. 19
Responsibility: edited by Miriam Forman-Brunell, Jennifer Dawn Whitney
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"Those with academic and research interests centred on doll studies and childhood studies will find this collection of essays extremely useful."(Emily Aguilo-Perez, Children & Society 31/2016)

 
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