ERIC Number: EJ612791
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Talking about "Real Stuff": Explorations of Agency and Romance in an All-Girls' Book Club.
Smith, Sally A.
Language Arts, v78 n1 p30-38 Sep 2000
Examines six adolescent girls' talk around a young adult novel ("The Beggar's Ride" by T. Nelson). Reveals unexpected reading purposes: adolescent girls' reading for the combined purposes of agency and desire, exploring the fears and potentialities of being female and of the possibilities of autonomy. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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