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Rediscovering Nancy Drew

Author: Carolyn Stewart Dyer; Nancy Tillman Romalov
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This lively collaboration of essays by and interviews with mystery writers, collectors, publishers, librarians, scholars, journalists, and fans presents a spirited, informative study of the history,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rediscovering Nancy Drew.
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©1995
(OCoLC)624387170
Named Person: Mildred A Wirt; Edward Stratemeyer; Edward Stratemeyer; Mildred A Wirt; Nancy (Literarische Gestalt) Drew
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn Stewart Dyer; Nancy Tillman Romalov
ISBN: 0877455007 9780877455004 0877455015 9780877455011
OCLC Number: 32276408
Description: xiii, 281 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Nancy Drew phenomenon: rediscovering Nancy Drew in Iowa / Carolyn Stewart Dyer --
Nancy Drew: a moment in feminist history / Carolyn G. Heilbrun --
Part 1. Creating and publishing Nancy Drew. From paragraphs to pages: the writing and development of stratemeyer syndicate series / Deidre Johnson --
Publishing the applewood reprints / Phil Zuckerman --
The history of the stratemeyer books: questions and answers / Deidre Johnson, Phil Zuckerman and Esther Green Bierbaum --
Searching for Carolyn Keene / Geoffrey S. Lapin --
Fulfilling a quest for adventure / Mildred Wirt Benson --
Fashioning the new Nancy Drews / Anne Greenberg --
Assuming the role: writing the new Nancy Drews / Carolyn Keene --
The new Nancy Drew series: questions and answers / Anne Greenberg and Carolyn Keene --
Part 2. Reading Nancy Drew, reading stereotypes. "Reading" the stories of reading: Nancy Drew testimonials / Bonnie S. Sunstein --
Children's series books and the rhetoric of guidance: a historical overview / Nancy Tillman Romalov --
Using the series as bait in the public library / Barbara Black --
Series books and competing madates in the school library / Joel Shoemaker --
Nancy Drew and the myth of white supremacy / Donnarae MacCann --
Fixing Nancy Drew: African American strategies for reading / Njeri Fuller --
Befriending Nancy Drew across cultural boundaries / Dinah Eng --
Part 3. Collecting and studying Nancy Drew. An interview with David Farah --
Yellowback library and the collector / Gil O'Gara --
A bibliographic mystery: missing books, missing authors / Esther Green Bierbaum --
The case of the missing manuscripts: doing archival research on children's series authors / Karen M. Mason --
Mildred Wirt Benson books and the Iowa authors collection / Robert A. McCown --
Sources for research on Nancy Drew / Karen Nelson Hoyle --
Part 4. Transforming Nancy Drew. Translating Nancy Drew from print to film / Diana Beeson and Bonnie Brennen --
I owe it all to Nancy Drew / Nancy Pickard --
Nancy and Carlotta: lives together, worlds apart / Linda Barnes --
Adult mystery writers: questions and answers / Linda Barnes and Nancy Pickard --
Drawing on a sleuth: the case of the Nancy Drew series / Laura Ruby.
Other Titles: Nancy Drew
Responsibility: edited by Carolyn Stewart Dyer and Nancy Tillman Romalov.

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Nancy Drew belongs to a moment in feminist history; it is a moment, I suggest, that we celebrate, allowing ourselves the satisfaction of praising her for what she dared and forgiving her for what she Read more...

 
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