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Crew, Hilary S. - Is it Really Mommy Dearest? - 9780810836921 - V9780810836921
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Is it Really Mommy Dearest?

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Description for Is it Really Mommy Dearest? Hardcover. An analysis of the discourses and cultural scripts used in telling stories about the relationship between teenage daughters and mothers in young adult novels and in short stories published between 1965 and 1998. It employs feminist theories and insights on female adolescence. Num Pages: 296 pages, bibliography, footnotes, index. BIC Classification: 2ABM; 3JJP; DSBH; DSK; JFSJ1; JHBK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 223 x 146 x 21. Weight in Grams: 490.
In this study, feminist theories and insights from new discourses on female adolescence are employed in analyzing the discourses and cultural scripts used in telling stories about the relationship between teenage daughters and mothers in young adult novels and in short stories. The stories examined in this book were marketed for young adults and published between 1965 and 1998. Included are daughter-mother narratives, African-American young adult novels, and narratives set in other cultural contexts. The daughter-mother narratives are examined in relation to Freudian and feminist theories of female adolescent development and in relation to feminist theories pertinent to ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Scarecrow Press United States
Number of pages
296
Condition
New
Number of Pages
296
Place of Publication
Lanham, MD, United States
ISBN
9780810836921
SKU
V9780810836921
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99-1

About Crew, Hilary S.
Hilary S. Crew is Assistant Professor and Graduate Coordinator of the Educational Media Specialist Program in the Department of Communication Sciences at Kean University. Her education includes a B.A. from Thomas Edison College, and both an M.L.S. and Ph.D. in the School of Communication, Information and Library Studies at Rutgers University. Her research and publications are in the field of ... Read more

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...is an impressively thorough analysis of what they find there. Besides offering readings of these feminist texts, Crew offers specific suggestions for book group discussions that will encourage readers to revisit and revise their own cultural scripts in ways that are empowering for both daughters and their mothers. Crew's scholarly feet wear ... Read more

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