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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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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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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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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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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

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Heather Fitzsimmons Frey

century, girls’ choices regarding employment, mobility, and education increased, and women’s suffrage seemed more and more likely. Theatrical projects could give voice to girls’ dreams and aspirations, highlight the limits of their lives, and allow them

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“Like Alice, I was Brave”

The Girl in the Text in Olemaun’s Residential School Narratives

Roxanne Harde

when Olemaun returns to the school to protect her little sisters. The narrative offers a telling scene when Olemaun, mourning the loss of her friend and feeling betrayed, has a terrible nightmare, one she had had when she was at school. “I dreamed that