The World of Girls

Author: Rosemary Auchmuty

Publisher: Womens PressLtd

ISBN: 9780704343108

Category: Boarding schools in literature

Page: 244

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A World of Women

Growing Up in the Girls' School Story

Author: Rosemary Auchmuty

Publisher: Womens PressLtd

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 221

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In this book, Rosemary Auchmuty looks at school novels with popular female heroines, such as the Abbey Girl books and the Chalet School series. She questions their ability to portray strong, independent women, and asks why the female authors often resort to the conventions of society, marrying the characters off into a life of domesticity.





Children's Fiction, 1900-1950

Author: John Cooper,Jonathan Cooper

Publisher: Scolar Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 228

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Selects classic works of children's fiction and juvenile series from the first half of the twentieth century.

The English Girls' School Story

Subversion and Challenge in a Traditional, Conservative Literary Genre

Author: Judith Humphrey

Publisher: Academica PressLlc

ISBN: 9781933146508

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 273

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An analysis of the English girls' school story as a literary site that deeply challenges and subverts traditional societal constructions while providing images of liberation and self-creation for girls and women assesses the influence of factors ranging from war and sports to imperial decline and evolving notions of love.