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Shirley Temple and the performance of girlhood

Shirley Temple and the performance of girlhood

Hatch, Kristen

Book. English.
Published New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, c2015
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Statement of responsibility: Kristen Hatch
ISBN: 0813563259, 0813563267, 9780813563251, 9780813563268
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index
Note: Pbk.
Physical Description: viii, 173 pages illustrations 24 cm
Subject: Girls in motion pictures; Temple, Shirley 1928-2014 Criticism and interpretation; Child actors United States


  1. Introduction: sex and Shirley Temple
  2. America's sweethearts: Mary Pickford, Shirley Temple, and the decline of sentiment
  3. A terrible amour: child loving in the twentieth century
  4. Immaculate amalgamation: Bill Robinson and Shirley Temple
  5. Baby burlesks and kiddie kabarets: children's erotic impersonations
  6. Priceless: economic innocence and the child star
  7. Epilogue