Volume 15, Number 2, December 1991

Table of Contents

Beyond Sexism: Gender Issues in Children's Literature

Editors' Note

pp. vii-viii
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Two Newbery Medal Winners and the Feminine Mystique: Hitty, Her First Hundred Years and Miss Hickory

pp. 1-14
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Missing in Action: Confederate Females in Civil War Novels

pp. 15-26
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Searching for Great-Great-Grandmother: Powerful Women in George MacDonald's Fantasies

pp. 27-34
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"The Miracle of the Web": Community, Desire, and Narrativity in Charlotte's Web

pp. 35-60
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The Cult of Peter Rabbit: A Barthesian Analysis

pp. 61-66
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Return to the Island of Mist

pp. 67-71
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"A humble Spirit under Correction": Tracts, Hymns, and the Ideology of Evangelical Fiction for Children, 1780-1820

pp. 72-95
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Booklog

Russell Hoban Reads Russell Hoban: Children's Books

pp. 96-107
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In the Great Green Room

pp. 108-112
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"It Tastes Like More": Notes on Teaching Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum in a Bilingual Classroom

pp. 113-118
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Bird on a Wire: A Review of Jane Schwartz's Caught

pp. 119-122
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Bearing Witness to the Unbearable: The Bombing of Hiroshima as Treated in Selected Children's Books

pp. 123-128
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Contributors' Notes

pp. 129-130
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