Is it Really Mommy Dearest?: Daughter-mother Narratives in Young Adult Fiction
By: Hilary S. Crew (author)Hardback
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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 marketed for young adults and published between 1965 and 1998. Included are 100 novels and additional short stories which include African American daughter mother fiction and narratives set in novels in other cultural contexts.
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 literature for youth and the school library media field.
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