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Author Nash, Ilana.

Title American sweethearts : teenage girls in twentieth-century popular culture / Ilana Nash.

Publication Info. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2006]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  813.509 N249A    Check Shelf
Description viii, 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [247]-257) and index.
Contents Radical notions : Nancy Drew and her readers, 1930-1949 -- Pretty baby : Nancy Drew goes to Hollywood -- Delightfully dangerous girls in the 1940s -- The postwar fall and rise of teen girls.
Subject American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Girls in literature.
Young adult fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Teenage girls -- Books and reading -- United States.
Drew, Nancy (Fictitious character)
Teenage girls in popular culture.
Teenage girls in motion pictures.
Teenage girls in literature.
ISBN 0253346592 alkaline paper
0253218020 paperback alkaline paper
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