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Nancy Drew and her sister sleuths : essays on the fiction of girl detectives

Author: Michael G Cornelius; Melanie E Gregg
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This collection of essays focuses on the girl sleuth, made famous by Nancy Drew but also characterized by other detectives like Cherry Ames, Trixie Belden, Linda Carlton, and, in today's world, by Veronica Mars and Hermione Granger. Solving mysteries is what each of the essayists strives to do, examining the conundrums these sleuths have left in their wake"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nancy Drew and her sister sleuths.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2008
(OCoLC)649971355
Named Person: Nancy Drew, Literarische Gestalt
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael G Cornelius; Melanie E Gregg
ISBN: 9780786439959 0786439955
OCLC Number: 234257155
Description: viii, 208 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The Nancy Drew mythtery stories / James D. Keeline --
Originator, writer, editor, hack : Carolyn Keene and changing definitions of authorship / Linda K. Karell --
Alice Roy, détective : Nancy Drew in French translation / Melanie E. Gregg --
Race and xenophobia in the Nancy Drew novels : "What kind of society ...?" / Leona W. Fisher --
"They blinded her with science" : science fiction and technology in Nancy Drew / Michael G. Cornelius --
Linda Carlton : flying sleuth/sleuthing flier / Fred Erisman --
The girl sleuths of Melody Lane / H. Alan Pickrell --
Measuring up to the task : Cherry Ames as nurse and sleuth / Anita G. Gorman and Leslie Robertson Mateer --
Puzzles, paternity, and privilege : the mysterious function(s) of family in Trixie Belden / Steven J. Zani --
Not Nancy Drew but not clueless : embodying the teen girl sleuth in the twenty-first century / Marla Harris --
Hermione Granger as girl sleuth / Glenna Andlade --
Teen sleuth manifesto / Melissa Favara and Allison Schuette-Hoffman.
Responsibility: edited by Michael G. Cornelius and Melanie E. Gregg.
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