Graphic Girlhoods: Visualizing Education and Violence
ISBN: 1138092703
EAN13: 9781138092709
Language: English
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover
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Graphic Girlhoods: Visualizing Education and Violence

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Book Overview
Calling on a variety of genres, including chilren's novels, comics, picture books, among others, Dr. Elizabeth Marshall takes a critical approach to the images and written portralys of violence as witnessed by our children in literature. Graphic images of racial and gender inequality, neo-colonialism, subtexts of sexual violence and monstrosity saturate some of the most well-known and popular chilren's literature thourghtout recent history, and we have to wonder how this is shaping our children and our society. This work sets out on a mission illuminate some of this imagry and define how it can be intrepreted by our children.

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