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Lolita Speaks

Disrupting Nabokov’s “Aesthetic Bliss”

Michele Meek

child incest victim. In this article, I examine several revisionary texts that present Lolita’s voice as a first person narrator, such as Kim Morrissey’s Poems for Men Who Dream of Lolita (1992) ; Pia Pera’s Lo’s Diary (published in Italian in 1995

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Cinemas of Boyhood Part II

Timothy Shary

canonical boyhood study, Pather Panchali , in 1955 . Boys’ experiences—and often suffering—continued to be the subjects of films beyond the European market, such as Pixote ( Brazil, 1981 ), Village of Dreams (Japan, 1996) , Children of Heaven (Iran

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A Social Negotiation of Hope

Male West African Youth, ‘Waithood’ and the Pursuit of Social Becoming through Football

Christian Ungruhe and James Esson

form of popular entertainment coalesces with a geographical imagination that conflates social mobility with certain places, which, in turn, cultivates the dreams of thousands of young West Africans to migrate to Europe and become professional

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Renée Monchalin and Lisa Monchalin

the eight years between us—symbolized by the figure 8—represents our continuing and unending connection. Learning this brought back a memory of a similar dream we had both had. In the same week our Grandfather, who had recently passed on into the

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Reading Production and Culture

UK Teen Girl Comics from 1955 to 1960

Joan Ormrod

medieval times, was sold as a substitute for the saint’s presence, or what Baudrillard (1983) might suggest as the first level of simulation. Materiality, Free Gifts, and Engaging the Fan Day-dreaming scenarios in which fans could fantasize their

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Anastasia Todd

with a microphone: “We asked you if you had any dream come true, what would it be? Do you remember what you said?” The woman places the microphone to the little girl’s lips, and the little girl recites something but it is unintelligible. The woman

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Kaoru Miyazawa

strong and cheerful at school. She was also moving forward on her academic path to college, supported by her belief that going to college was the first step to achieving success. Her Dream Bianca: I want to have one house in Jamaica, one … here [New York

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Hope Chest

Demythologizing Girlhood in Kate Bernheimer’s Trilogy

Catriona McAra

handcrafted by a significant male presence in the bride’s life, usually her father or husband-to-be, adding that its true significance was to hold “her hopes and dreams for the future” (45). Gaston Bachelard reminds us of the heirloom-like qualities of the

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Creating Dialogue on Inclusion in Vietnam

Girls with Disabilities Exhibit their Work

Naydene de Lange, Nguyen Thi Lan Anh, and Nghiem Thi Thu Trang

school and community and with their friends and family looked like. These drawings also depicted their hopes and dreams of not being left behind. Then, to create an opportunity for the girls to talk about their experiences of exclusion we used photovoice

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Girl, Interrupted and Continued

Rethinking the Influence of Elena Fortún’s Celia

Ana Puchau de Lecea

her responsibilities in life and abandons her dream of being a writer. Pilar de Montalbán dies giving birth to Mila, and at fourteen, Celia takes responsibility for raising her little sisters. The problematic role of motherhood for Pilar is, in the end