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Heroines of Fiction

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Published by University Press of the Pacific .
Written in English

  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9882255M
    ISBN 101410207811
    ISBN 109781410207814

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Tate (Sweet Dreams), Luke (Absolution). If you've seen "Wonder Woman" and want to keep the dream alive, these 10 fantasies have heroines worthy of hand-to-hand combat—or fighting side by side—with the amazing Diana Prince.

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New York ; London: Harper and Brothers, Heroines of Fiction, Volume 1 Heroines of Fiction, William Dean Howells History of women: Author: William Dean Howells: Publisher: Harper and Brothers, Original from: Harvard University: Digitized: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

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Today we are celebrating 15 literary heroines - whether fictional character or real life fighter - who bettered the world for women, through books. Celebrating Heroines in Fact and Fiction This event, created especially for teachers, librarians, and parents, was moderated by librarian Grace Worcester Greene.

Mary Brigid Barrett, President of The National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance (NCBLA), a literacy organization for children, organized the event. If you think "girl books" are just about princesses, romance, gossipy schoolgirls, and vampires, think again.

There are plenty of great books featuring strong female main characters in compelling stories that are sure to appeal to boys as well as 've selected a pile of books with universal appeal for kids of different ages and tastes, from best-selling picture books to young.

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10 of the Coolest Heroines in Fiction. by Sarah Walsh. Ma For much of history, much like in real life, female characters in fiction were sidelined, often not promoted to the front like their male counterparts until recently. But this has begun to change, with the strong and nuanced female character coming to the forefront of.

The 10 Strongest Female Literary Characters of All Time Jennifer Brozak From teenage sleuths to everyday heroines, some of history's most inspiring and Author: Jennifer Brozak. Book digitized by Google from the library of University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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New York ; London: Harper & Brothers, Your 10 favourite best kick-ass heroines in urban fantasy, from The Hunger Games to The Mortal Instruments Top 10 strong female characters in urban fantasy books | SciFiNow - The World's Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Magazine.

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Super-heroines, pulp, and genre fiction. The titles of the following works of literature generally consist of the name of the female protagonist only. The title need not include the character's entire name, and may even consist of a diminutive form, alias, nom de guerre, or nickname.

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Heroines: an anthology of short fiction and poetry For a time, it seemed that a great storehouse of women’s treasure had been forever lost; the stories of heroines who had awoken to the call to adventure, and faced down challenges, in order to bring the gifts born through their trials into the world.

A princess, an evil witch, some magic words: these words conjure up visions of traditional fairy tales. With slight dissimilarities you get, for example, classic stories like Snow White or Cinderella.

But what about 21st century heroes and heroines?. The anthology Dangerous Women, out today, is a mammoth collection of never-before-published stories from some of the biggest names in genre fiction, including George R. R. Martin, Brandon Sanderson, Jim Butcher, Carrie Vaughn, and Sherilyn features a cavalcade of decidedly dangerous female characters, heroines and villains alike.

And after Author: Paul Goat Allen. We are seeing older heroines in general fiction and they are also well represented in the mystery genre. But while attending Romance Writers of Am Opinion, news, and lists from the book people at Booklist, Book Links, and Booklist Online.