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Doing Her Bit

German and Anglo-American Girls' Literature of the First World War

Jennifer Redmann

This article examines sixteen works of girls' literature published in Germany, Great Britain, the United States and Canada during or immediately after the First World War. When examined together, these books reveal much about expectations and opportunities for girls at a time when gender roles were in flux. Their overriding message, however, is contradictory, for even as a girl is exhorted to serve her country, her gender places clear limits on what she can achieve.

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Reading Production and Culture

UK Teen Girl Comics from 1955 to 1960

Joan Ormrod

the star, distant but knowable, as the object of the quest. A two-part photographic story comic in Mirabelle (12 September 1959) falls into this category. It begins with Monica and Jan, Mirabelle staff, sent on a trip to Germany to interview Elvis

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Speaking Our Truths, Building Our Strengths

Shaping Indigenous Girlhood Studies

Kirsten Lindquist, Kari-dawn Wuttunee, and Sarah Flicker

Lindquist and Kari-dawn Wuttunee are both council members of the National Indigenous Young Women’s Council (NIYWC). Kirsten is Cree-Métis with Swedish, English, German, and Ukrainian ancestry, and has been with the council since 2013, where she is now coming

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From Selfies to Sexting

Tween Girls, Intimacy, and Subjectivities

Antonio García-Gómez

German , 99 – 118 . New York : Continuum . MacDonald , Fiona . 2016 . Childhood and Tween Girl Culture: Family, Media and Locality . London : Palgrave Macmillan . 10.1057/978-1-137-55130-6 Manning , Wendy D. , Peggy C. Giordano , and Monica A

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Hope Chest

Demythologizing Girlhood in Kate Bernheimer’s Trilogy

Catriona McAra

Bernheimer’s girl characters live the very fairy tales (Yiddish, German, Russian) they are reading as a critically self-conscious practice. As Bernheimer herself explains, “Reading fairy tales—or writing about them—is, I can assure you, one of the few ways

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Personal, Powerful, Political

Activist Networks by, for, and with Girls and Young Women

Catherine Vanner and Anuradha Dugal

Activists Meet Environmental Governance: Ageist Depictions of the FFF Movement and Greta Thunberg in German Newspaper Coverage .” Journal of Multicultural Discourses : 1 – 24 . https://doi.org/10.1080/17447143.2020.1745211 . Berne , Patricia , Aurora

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Laurel Hart, Pamela Lamb, and Joshua Cader

Narrative Interface for Literacy .” In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children: Bremen, UNK, Germany—June 12–15, 2012 , 228 – 231 . New York : Association for Computing Machinery . https

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Where to from Here?

Emerging Conversations on Girls’ Literature and Girlhood

Dawn Sardella-Ayres and Ashley N. Reese

Figure in American Literature . New York : Routledge . 10.4324/9780429453212 Redmann , Jennifer . 2011 . “ Doing Her Bit: German and Anglo-American Girls’ Literature of the First World War. ” Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 4 ( 1

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Terms of Silence

Weaknesses in Corporate and Law Enforcement Responses to Cyberviolence against Girls

Suzanne Dunn, Julie S. Lalonde, and Jane Bailey

Law Review 112 ( 2 ): 301 – 330 . Scott , Mark , and Melissa Eddy . 2016 . “ Facebook Runs Up against German Hate Speech Laws .” New York Times , 28 November . Senft , Theresa , and Nancy Baym . 2015 . “ What Does the Selfie Say

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“Stumbling Upon Feminism”

Teenage Girls’ Forays into Digital and School-Based Feminisms

Crystal Kim and Jessica Ringrose

Within a Non-Dominant Platform Vernacular on Tumblr .” Paper presented at the Association of Internet Researchers Conference , Berlin, Germany , 5–8 October . Younis , Jinan . 2013 . “ What Happened When I Started a Feminist Society at School