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Beauty over the Centuries – Female
Embodied sense of personal identity is historically situated as well as culturally shaped. Contemporary understanding of female adolescent body image in the United States can be traced back to theExpand
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"That I Would Be Good": Laying the Groundwork for the History of American Girlhood
It has taken a century and a half for the "snakes and snails" of girls rather than the "sugar and spice" to attract attention. Texts such as Rachel Simmon's Odd Girl Out: The Secret Culture ofExpand
Identity, Speculation and History: Adah Isaacs Menken as a Case Study
This article explores the posthumous writings on Civil War period actress and poet Adah Isaacs Menken in order to examine the intersection of identity politics and the use of historical hearsay inExpand