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Becoming girl : collective biography and the production of girlhood

Becoming girl : collective biography and the production of girlhood

Author: Marnina Gonick; Susanne Gannon
Publisher: Toronto : Women's Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Located within the interdisciplinary field of girlhood studies, this collection demonstrates how memories can be used to investigate the ways in which girlhood is culturally, historically, and  Read more...


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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marnina Gonick; Susanne Gannon
ISBN: 9780889615137 0889615136
OCLC Number: 903088728
Description: 240 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: AcknowledgementsIntroduction: Girlhood Studies and Collective Biography - Marnina Gonick and Susanne GannonSection I: MethodologyChapter 1: ""Choir Practice"" in Three Movements: Analyzing a Story of Girlhood through Deleuze, Butler, and Foucault - Susanne Gannon and Marnina GonickChapter 2: Collective Biography and the Question of Difference - Marnina Gonick, Susan Walsh, and Marion BrownChapter 3: Deterritorializing Collective Biography - Susanne Gannon, Michele Byers, Mythili Rajiva, and Susan WalshChapter 4: Things That Stay (and Things That Don't): Temporality and Affect in Collective Memoriesof Sexuality, Bodies, and Girlhood - Michele Byers, Susanne Gannon, and Mythili RajivaSection II: ThemesChapter 5: ""Eating Subjects"": Girlhood, Food, and Relations of Difference - Michele Byers and Mythili RajivaChapter 6: Girls, Sexuality, and Popular Culture: ""Hey Pony! Come On!"" - Susanne Gannon, Michele Byers, and Marnina GonickChapter 7: Trauma and the Girl - Mythili RajivaChapter 8: Picture Me: Relations of Body, Image, and Subject in Collective Biography - Marion Brown and Susanne GannonChapter 9: Ruptures in the Heterosexual Matrix through Teenage Flows and Multiplicities - Bronwyn Davies, Marnina Gonick, Kristina Gottschall, and Jo LampertChapter 10: The Blank Page: Literacy, Girlhood, and Neoliberalism - Marnina GonickChapter 11: From Workshop to Classroom: Collective Biography as Feminist Pedagogy - Michele Byers, with Caroline Brunet, Amanda Dickie, Stefanie Frisina, Daniel Gervais, Patrick Russell, and Janis SampsonContributor BiographiesIndex
Responsibility: edited by Marnina Gonick and Susanne Gannon.


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Becoming Girl reorients and reimagines what it means to research the girl in girlhood studies through an innovative theoretical engagement with the collective biography method. This is a powerful Read more...

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