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Myth of Persephone in Girls' Fantasy Literature

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ISBN-10: 0415895413

ISBN-13: 9780415895415

Edition: 2011

Authors: Holly Blackford

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List price: $130.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 10/3/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 248
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Holly Blackford is Associate Professor of English at Rutgers University, Camden, USA.

Series Foreword
Introduction: Reaching for the Narcissus: Byronic Boys, Toys, and the Plight of Persephone
Unearthing the Child Underworld: The History of Persephone and Developmental Psychology
Toying with Persephone: Herr Drosselmeier and Marie in E. T. A. Hoffmann's Nutcracker and Mouse King (1816)
Jo's Sensational Boy and the Gift of Amy's Soul in Louisa May Alcott's Little Women (1868-1869)
Lost Girls, Underworld Queens in J. M. Barrie's Peter and Wendy (1911) and Emily Bront�'s Wuthering Heights (1847)
Eleusihian Mysteries in Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden (1911)
The Byronic Woman: E. B. White's Charlotte's Web (1952)
The Riddle of F�minine �criture in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (1998)
Divorce and Other Mothers: Stephenie Meyer's Twilight (2005) and Neil Gaiman's Coraline (2002)
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