The Girl Sleuth: A Feminist Guide

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Feminist Press at The City University of New York, 1975 - Social Science - 144 pages

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Nancy Drew, Trixie Beldon, Cherry Ames --- they are all here, our favorite girl detectives from our childhoods. Mason offers a historical and feminist analysis of our favorite female sleuths and their places in both literary and social history. Read full review

Contents

Clues to the Girl Detective
3
The Glamour Girls
99
Impostor Tea 12 6
126
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About the author (1975)

Bobbie Ann Mason is the author of the novels "In Country" "Spence+Lila', & "Feather Crowns", which was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award & won the Southern Book Award. Her short-story collection "Shiloh & Other Stories" won the PEN/Hemingway Award for First Fiction & was nominated for other major prizes. Her memoir, "Clear Springs", was one of three finalists for the Pulitzer Prize. Her fiction has appeared in "The New Yorker", "The Atlantic Monthly", & elsewhere. She lives in Kentucky.

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