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The Resource The myth of Persephone in girls' fantasy literature, Holly Virginia Blackford, (electronic book)

The myth of Persephone in girls' fantasy literature, Holly Virginia Blackford, (electronic book)

Label
The myth of Persephone in girls' fantasy literature
Title
The myth of Persephone in girls' fantasy literature
Statement of responsibility
Holly Virginia Blackford
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Blackford, Holly Virginia
Dewey number
823/.087660992827
Index
index present
LC call number
PR830.G57
LC item number
B63 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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ProQuest (Firm)
Series statement
Children's literature and culture
Series volume
80
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  • Girls in literature
  • Myth in literature
  • Persephone (Greek deity) in literature
  • Children's stories, English
  • Children's stories, American
  • Children's stories
  • Fantasy fiction, English
  • Fantasy fiction, American
  • Child psychology in literature
Label
The myth of Persephone in girls' fantasy literature, Holly Virginia Blackford, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Reaching for the narcissus: Byronic boys, toys, and the plight of Persephone -- Unearthing the child underworld: the history of Persephone and developmental psychology -- Toying with Persephone: Herr Drosselmeier and Marie in E. T. A. Hoffmann's Nutcracker and Mouse King -- Jo's sensational boy and the gift of Amy's soul in Louisa May Alcott's Little women (1868-1869) -- Lost girls, underworld queens in J.M. Barrie's Peter and Wendy (1911) and Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights -- Eleusinian mysteries in Frances Hodgson Burnett's The secret garden -- The Byronic woman: E.B. White's Charlotte's web -- The riddle of feminine criture in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and The chamber of secrets -- Divorce and other mothers: Stephenie Meyer's Twilight (2005) and Neil Gaiman's Coraline
Control code
EBC957860
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 248 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780415895415
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The myth of Persephone in girls' fantasy literature, Holly Virginia Blackford, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: Reaching for the narcissus: Byronic boys, toys, and the plight of Persephone -- Unearthing the child underworld: the history of Persephone and developmental psychology -- Toying with Persephone: Herr Drosselmeier and Marie in E. T. A. Hoffmann's Nutcracker and Mouse King -- Jo's sensational boy and the gift of Amy's soul in Louisa May Alcott's Little women (1868-1869) -- Lost girls, underworld queens in J.M. Barrie's Peter and Wendy (1911) and Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights -- Eleusinian mysteries in Frances Hodgson Burnett's The secret garden -- The Byronic woman: E.B. White's Charlotte's web -- The riddle of feminine criture in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and The chamber of secrets -- Divorce and other mothers: Stephenie Meyer's Twilight (2005) and Neil Gaiman's Coraline
Control code
EBC957860
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xi, 248 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780415895415
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote

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