Girls' Books and Fantasies of Growth

Julie Pfeiffer

Hollins University

Julie Pfeiffer is Professor of English at Hollins University and Editor of Children's Literature (JHUP).


This paper draws on two 1872 novels for adolescent girls -- What Katy Did and Das Heideprinzesschen (The Little Mooreland Princess) -- as examples of how fictional narratives for girls help shape fantasies of... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Julie Pfeiffer (Hollins University)

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Childhood Teleologies: Climates of Growth


S7a » Seminar 7.a: Childhood Teleologies: Climates of Growth I (15:45 - Friday, 23rd March, Boardroom East)

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