RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 798531580 LA English UL http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=957860 T1 The Myth of Persephone in Girls' Fantasy Literature A1 Blackford, Holly., PB Taylor & Francis PP Hoboken YR 2011 SN 9780203804896 0203804899 AB In this book, Blackford historicizes the appeal of the Persephone myth in the nineteenth century and traces figurations of Persephone, Demeter, and Hades throughout girls' literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. She illuminates developmental patterns and anxieties in E.T.A. Hoffmann's Nutcracker and Mouse King, Louisa May Alcott's Little Women, Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights, J.M. Barrie's Peter and Wendy, Frances Hodgson Burnett's The Secret Garden, E.B. White's Charlotte's Web, J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Stephenie Meyer's Twilight, and Neil G.