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A Literacy Landscape Unresolved

Beyond the Boy Crisis and into Superhero Fiction

Michael Kehler and Jacob Cassidy

presumptive inscription of adolescent readers’ identities from those that are produced in texts, be they normative and stable or stereotypical and hegemonic. In short, critical literacy allows for and supports critical engagement that invites the interrogation

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Becoming a Gentleman

Adolescence, Chivalry, and Turn-of-the-Century Youth Movements

Kent Baxter

metaphor for the issues encountered by the contemporary adolescent reader as he “comes of age,” in Scott’s text, chivalry is an ambiguous concept that, for the most part, is dead and gone. If, unlike the other two novels, Ivanhoe does not illustrate Baden

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“Let Us Be Giants”

Masculinity Nostalgia and Military Edutainment in South Asian War Comics

Tehmina Pirzada

to ward off the Indian army parallels Tipu's operational policy of intercepting the British conveys to avoid the open battlefield. The result is that for the adolescent reader, this Haider strongly reflects his namesake, becoming the powerful lion