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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

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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