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Coming of Age as a Villain

What Every Boy Needs to Know in a Misandric World

Paul Nathanson and Katherine K. Young

Once upon a time, coming of age as a man was simple to define. Not necessarily simple to achieve, but simple to define. A man was a male adult—someone whom other male adults had certified in a ritual context, a rite of passage, as qualified to take on responsibilities not only for his own family but also for the larger community or nation.

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A New Kind of Monster, Cowboy, and Crusader?

Gender Hegemony and Flows of Masculinities in Pixar Animated Films

Elizabeth Al-Jbouri and Shauna Pomerantz

.g., Mowgli, Peter Pan), and dastardly villains (e.g., Captain Hook). In contrast, the 1980s and 1990s signalled a shift in flows of Disney masculinities, during which time male characters begin to inhabit somewhat of a “new man” role—a masculinity that

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Martin Woodside

“a young villain of exceptional wickedness and depravity” ( Kansas City Times 1890: 6 ). The crime reinforced the conviction that sensational literature could turn poor urban boys into cold-blooded murderers. Emerson and Fishbaugh’s decision to play

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“Hot-for-Teacher”

Statutory Rape or Postfeminism in Pretty Little Liars?

Shara Crookston

Little Liars Finale: How a Mystery Hid its Villain. ” The New York Times , 27 June . https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/27/arts/television/pretty-little-liars-finale-how-a-mystery-hid-its-villain.html (accessed 25 March 2019 ). Whitney , Sarah

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Stephanie Russo

. Further, even women such as Jane Boleyn and Jane Seymour, who are usually presented in historical fictions centred on Anne Boleyn as villains who worked actively to bring about her downfall, are recuperated in the novel. Cleves is prompted to reassess her

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Hope Chest

Demythologizing Girlhood in Kate Bernheimer’s Trilogy

Catriona McAra

must be a villain: however, The Complete Tales of Merry Gold indicated that reflexive subjectivity can be a false mistress. (2009: 145) Such lapses in memory evoke trauma. In this trilogy, themes of child abuse and pedophilia provide a subliminal

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“Like Alice, I was Brave”

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

Roxanne Harde

continually comforts herself with the book, aligning herself with Alice and the nuns with the villains. “I pulled my favorite book from underneath my pillow and imagined the Raven in the role of the Queen of Hearts” (2010: 67). In both picturebook, When I Was

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“I Will Make You Understand”

Using Pictures to Explore Young Boys’ Sport Experiences

Deborah Agnew, Jennifer Fane, Murray Drummond, and Philippa Henderson

Science 4 ( 3 ): 1 – 21 , doi:10.1080/17461390400074301 . 10.1080/17461390400074301 Lindsey , Linda L. 2016 . Gender Roles: A Sociological Perspective . New York : Routledge . Lines , Gill . 2001 . “ Villains, Fools or Heroes? Sports Stars as

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Buffeted by Political Winds

Children’s Literature in Communist Romania

Adrian Solomon

negative models for young people to contrast with themselves. There are no Little Match Girls dying in the snow, nor villains the likes of Uriah Heep or the Thénardiers, not to mention nonrealistic places such as the Dantesque Land of Toys from The

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Conditional Freedom

A Portrait of Young Men's Sense of Belonging to the Street in Maputo, Mozambique

Andrea Moreira

social and physical landscape. From this perspective, they remained a “ potential category of exclusion and exploitation,” treated as villains when they transgressed the bounds of the normative in their search for alternative means of livelihood