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Reading Empire: Politics, Gender, Confession, and Class in Commercial Youth Literature

Jeff Bowersox

in Raising Germans in the Age of Empire: Youth and Colonial Culture, 1871-1914

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199641093
eISBN:
9780191750625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641093.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The colonial world was crucial for constructing adventures that attracted an ever-growing readership among German youth, but it was not employed solely in the interests of colonialist propaganda. ... More


Sex and the Single Evangelical

Amy Derogatis

in Saving Sex: Sexuality and Salvation in American Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199942251
eISBN:
9780199392612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942251.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter surveys a variety of chastity (also termed “purity”) literature to present a picture of sexuality and salvation among purity-pledged evangelical young women. In purity literature and ... More


Topologies of the Classical World in Children's Fiction: Palimpsests, Maps, and Fractals

Claudia Nelson and Anne Morey

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198846031
eISBN:
9780191881268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846031.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book draws upon cognitive poetics and uses an assortment of works written in Britain and the US for preteen and adolescent readers from 1906 to 2018 to argue that authors typically employ a ... More


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