Jo's Girls: Tomboy Tales of High Adventure, True Grit, and Real Life

Christian McEwen


Jo's Girls: Tomboy Tales of High Adventure, True Grit, and Real Life

Jo's Girls: Tomboy Tales of High Adventure, True Grit, and Real Life

  • Title: Jo's Girls: Tomboy Tales of High Adventure, True Grit, and Real Life
  • Author: Christian McEwen
  • ISBN: 9780807062111
  • Page: 314
  • Format: Paperback



Louisa May Alcott s energetic, ambitious, and androgynous Jo March has inspired generations of tomboys But at the close of Little Women even Jo s valiant tomboy spirit has been subordinated to her role as wife and mother For Jo s Girls, editor Christian McEwen has assembled a collection of fiction and memoir that looks at what it has really meant to be a tomboy from theLouisa May Alcott s energetic, ambitious, and androgynous Jo March has inspired generations of tomboys But at the close of Little Women even Jo s valiant tomboy spirit has been subordinated to her role as wife and mother For Jo s Girls, editor Christian McEwen has assembled a collection of fiction and memoir that looks at what it has really meant to be a tomboy from the nineteenth century to the present and at what the refusal to turn into a young lady has implied.Contributors include Toni Cade Bambara, Willa Cather, Sandra Cisneros, Colette, Simone de Beauvoir, Alexis De Veaux, Annie Dillard, Nadezhda Durova, Leslie Feinberg, Emily Hiestand, Maria Hinojosa, Teresa Jordan, Jamaica Kincaid, Maxine Hong Kingston, Anne LaBastille, Ursula K Le Guin, Bia Lowe, Carson McCullers, Susan Moon, Toni Morrison, Alice Munro, Grace Paley, Minnie Bruce Pratt, Rose Tremain, Frances Willard, Opal Whiteley, Virginia Woolf


Recent Comments "Jo's Girls: Tomboy Tales of High Adventure, True Grit, and Real Life"

This book is a treat for girls and women, and maybe for interested guys. It is an anthology of stories by literary women writers. Their stories span the life phases from a girl's childhood to stories of women in their seventies. The main theme is the expression of independent spirit of girls and women, and the challenges to it. Such writers who were never afraid to support a feminist perspective - Paley, Munro, Beauvoir, Bambara, Morrison, Kincaid and many others - write with an emotional palett [...]

Tomboy tales of high adventure, true grit, and real life the cover says. For Jo's Girls, editor Christian McEwen has assembled a collection of fiction and memoir that looks at what it has really meant to be a tomboy from the nineteenth century to the present and at what the refusal to turn into a young lady has implied. Some contributors include, Willa Cather, Toni Morrison, Carson McCullers, and Virginia Woolf. Named after Jo March of 'Little Women',this book captures the tomboy spirit long sup [...]

Jo’s girls: Tomboy Tales of High Adventure, True Grit, and Real Life is a collection of true adventure stories and short fiction involving strong and rebellious women. Many of the authors are well-known writers such as Willa Cather, Virginia Woolf, Annie Dillard, and Toni Morrison. This is a collection that one might find on the bedside table of Lisbeth Salander.


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