• Scholarship

    Basinger, Jeanine. “Ladies’ Matinee.” Film Comment 35, no. 6 (November-December 1999): 27-28.

    Baum, Rob K. “Accessory to Murder: A Lesbian Masquerade.” Atlantis: A Woman’s Studies Journal/Revue d’études sur la femme 23, no. 1 (Fall 1998): 100-10.

    Beeson, Diana. “Translating Nancy Drew from Fiction to Film.” The Lion and the Unicorn 18, no. 1 (June 1994): 37-47.

    Bierbaum, Esther Green. “Bad Books in Series: Nancy Drew and the Public Library.” The Lion and the Unicorn 18, no. 1 (June 1994): 92-102.

    Boone, Troy. “The Juvenile Detective and Social Class: Mark Twain, Scouting for Girls, and the Nancy Drew Mysteries.” In Mystery in Children’s Literature: From the Rational to the Supernatural, edited by Adrienne E. Gavin and Christopher Routledge, 46-63. Basingstoke, Eng.: Palgrave, 2001.

    Bronski, Michael. “Sex and the Teenage Sleuth.” Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide 9, no. 5 (September 2002): 31-32.

    Brooker-Gross, Susan. “Landscape and Social Values in Popular Children’s Literature: Nancy Drew Mysteries.” Journal of Geography 88 (1981): 59-64.

    Brown, Ellen. “In Search of Nancy Drew, the Snow Queen, and Room Nineteen: Cruising for Feminine Discourse.” Frontiers 13, no. 2 (1992): 1-25.

    Chadwick, Carol S. “Nancy Drew—The Perfect Solution.” In Private Voices, Public Lives: Women Speak on the Literary Life, edited by Nancy Owen Nelson, 41-53. Denton: University of North Texas Press, 1995.

    Chamberlain, Kathleen. “The Secrets of Nancy Drew: Having Their Cake and Eating It Too.” The Lion and the Unicorn 18, no. 1 (June 1994): 1-12.

    Christiansen, Cindy L. “The Ghost in the Borrowed Story: A Mystery in Twenty Chapters.” In A Narrative Compass: Stories that Guide Women’s Lives, edited by Betsy Hearne and Roberta Seelinger Trites, 141-55. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2009.

    Christian-Smith, Linda K. “More than Crime on Her Mind: Nancy Drew as Woman Hero.” In A Necessary Fantasy? The Heroic Figure in Children’s Popular Culture, edited by Dudley Jones and Tony Watkins, 87-110. New York: Garland, 2000.

    Clapp-Itnyre, Alisa. “The Power of Women, the Power of Teens: Revisioning Gender and Age in the Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys Mystery Series.” In Exploring Culturally Diverse Literature for Children and Adolescents: Learning to Listen in New Ways, edited by Darwin L. Henderson and Jill P. May (286-99). Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 2005.

    Coats, Karen. “The Mysteries of Postmodern Epistemology: Stratemeyer, Stine, and Contemporary Mystery for Children.” In Mystery in Children’s Literature: From the Rational to the Supernatural, edited by Adrienne E. Gavin and Christopher Routledge, 184-201. Basingstoke, Eng.: Palgrave, 2001.

    Cohen, Sol. “Minority Stereotypes in Children’s Literature: The Bobbsey Twins, 1904-1968.” Educational Forum, November 1969, 119-25.

    Cornelius, Michael G.”The Mystery of the Moll Dick.” Introduction to Nancy Drew and Her Sister Sleuths: Essays on the Fiction of Girl Detectives, edited by Michael G. Cornelius and Melanie E. Gregg, 1-11. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2008.

    —. “‘They blinded her with science’: Science Fiction and Technology in Nancy Drew.” In Nancy Drew and Her Sister Sleuths: Essays on the Fiction of Girl Detectives, edited by Michael G. Cornelius and Melanie E. Gregg, 77-95. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2008.

    —. “When I Grow Up, I Want to Move to River Heights, USA, Too: The Male Psyche and Nancy Drew.” Dime Novel Roundup 69, no. 4 (August 2000): 111-25.

    Cornelius, Michael G., and Melanie E. Gregg, eds. Nancy Drew and Her Sister Sleuths: Essays on the Fiction of Girl Detectives. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2008.

    Crawford, Robert L. “Rewriting the Past in Children’s Literature: The Hardy Boys and Other Series.” Children’s Literature Association Quarterly 18, no. 1 (Spring 1993): 10-12.

    Deane, Paul C. “The Persistence of Uncle Tom: An Examination of the Images of the Negro in Children’s Fiction Series.” Journal of Negro Education, Spring 1968, 140-45.

    de Jesús, Melinda. “Fictions of Assimilation: Nancy Drew, Cultural Imperialism, and The Filipina/American Experience.” In Delinquents and Debutantes: Twentieth-Century Girls’ Cultures, edited by Sherrie A. Inness, 227-46. New York: New York University Press, 1998.

    Donelson, Ken. “Nancy, Tom and Assorted Friends in the Stratemeyer Syndicate Then and Now.” Children’s Literature 7 (1978): 17-44.

    Dyer, Carolyn Stewart. “The Nancy Drew Phenomenon: Rediscovering Nancy Drew in Iowa.” In Rediscovering Nancy Drew, edited by Carolyn Stewart Dyer and Nancy Tillman Romalov. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1995.

    Eng, Dina. “Befriending Nancy Drew Across Cultural Boundaries.” In Rediscovering Nancy Drew, edited by Carolyn Stewart Dyer and Nancy Tillman Romalov, 140-42. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1995.

    Enright, John M. “Hardy Boys Notes—The Epic: Rebels and Mystical Men.” Dime Novel Roundup 59, no. 3 (June 1990): 41-44.

    Favara, Melissa, and Allison Schuette-Hoffman. “Teen Sleuth Manifesto.” In Nancy Drew and Her Sister Sleuths: Essays on the Fiction of Girl Detectives, edited by Michael G. Cornelius and Melanie E. Gregg, 179-97. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2008.

    Fisher, Leona W. “Nancy Drew and the ‘F’ Word.” In Critical Approaches to Food in Children’s Literature, edited by Kara K. Keeling and Scott T. Pollard, 75-91. New York: Routledge, 2009.

    —. “Race and Xenophobia in the Nancy Drew Novels: ‘What kind of society…?’” In Nancy Drew and Her Sister Sleuths: Essays on the Fiction of Girl Detectives, edited by Michael G. Cornelius and Melanie E. Gregg, 63-76. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2008.

    Foote, Stephanie. “Bookish Women: Reading Girls’ Fiction: A Response to Julia Mickenberg.” American Literary History 19, no. 2 (Summer 2007): 521-26.

    Fuller, Njeri. “Fixing Nancy Drew: African American Strategies for Reading.” In Rediscovering Nancy Drew, edited by Carolyn Stewart Dyer and Nancy Tillman Romalov, 136-39. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1995.

    Gibson, Michelle, and Deborah T. Meem. “The Case of the Lovely Lesbian: Mabel Maney’s Queering Nancy Drew.” Studies in Popular Culture 19, no. 3 (1997): 23-36.

    Gregg, Melanie E. “Alice Roy, Détective: Nancy Drew in French Translation.” In Nancy Drew and Her Sister Sleuths: Essays on the Fiction of Girl Detectives, edited by Michael G. Cornelius and Melanie E. Gregg, 47-62. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2008.

    Harris, Marla. “Not Nancy Drew but Not Clueless: Embodying the Teen Girl Sleuth in the Twenty-First Century.” In Essays on the Fiction of Girl Detectives: Nancy Drew and Her Sister Sleuths, edited by Michael G. Cornelius and Melanie E. Gregg, 152-63. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2008.

    Haugland, Ann. “The Crack in the Old Canon: Culture and Commerce in Children’s Books.” The Lion and the Unicorn 18, no. 1 (June 1994): 48-59.

    Heilbrun, Carolyn. “Nancy Drew: A Moment in Feminist History.” In Rediscovering Nancy Drew, edited by Carolyn Stewart Dyer and Nancy Tillman Romalov, 11-21. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1995.

    Hill, Angela. “The Truth about the Sleuth: Turning Back the Old Clock as Nancy Drew Turns 70.” Newsboy 38, no. 6 (November 2000): 16-17.

    Inness, Sherrie A. Introduction to Nancy Drew and Company: Culture, Gender, and Girls’ Series, edited by Sherrie A. Inness, 1-13. Bowling Green, OH: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1997.

    —. “Is Nancy Drew Queer?: Popular Reading Strategies for the Lesbian Reader.” Women’s Studies 26, no. 3-4 (July 1997): 343-72.

    Johnson, Deidre. “From Abbott to Animorphs, from Godly Books to Goosebumps: The Nineteenth-Century Origins of Modern Series.” In Scorned Literature: Essays on the History and Criticism of Popular Mass-Produced Fiction in America, edited by Lydia Cushman Schurman and Deidre Johnson, 147-65. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2002.

    —. “Nancy Drew—A Modern Elsie Dinsmore?” The Lion and the Unicorn 18, no. 1 (June 1994): 13-24.

    —. “Transitions: From Nell Cody to Nancy Drew, from Bungalow Outline to Book.” Dime Novel Roundup 73, no. 1 (February 2004): 3-15.

    Jones, James P. “Nancy Drew: WASP Supergirl of the 1930s.” Journal of Popular Culture 6 (1973): 707-17.

    —. “Negro Stereotypes in Children’s Literature: The Case of Nancy Drew.” The Journal of Negro Education, Spring 1971, 121-25.

    Jung, Eric N. “Taking the ‘Detective’ Out of Nancy Drew.” VOYA 20, no. 5 (1997): 303-8.

    Karell, Linda K. “Originator, Writer, Editor, Hack: Carolyn Keene and Changing Definitions of Authorship.” In Nancy Drew and Her Sister Sleuths: Essays on the Fiction of Girl Detectives, edited by Michael G. Cornelius and Melanie E. Gregg, 33-46. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2008.

    Keeline, James D. “The Nancy Drew Mythtery Stories.” In Nancy Drew and Her Sister Sleuths: Essays on the Fiction of Girl Detectives, edited by Michael G. Cornelius and Melanie E. Gregg, 13-32. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, 2008.

    Keene, Carolyn [Harriet Stratemeyer Adams]. “Nancy Drew.” In The Great Detectives, edited by Otto Penzler, 79-86. Boston: Little, 1978.

    Kleszynski, Margaret. “The Image of the Heroine in Young Adult Fiction: The Impact of Nancy Drew on Young Female Readers: A Review of the Literature.” In The Image of the Hero in Literature, Media, and Society, ed. Will Wright and Steven Kaplan, 107-12. Pueblo, CO: Colorado State University, 2004.

    Knowlton, Eloise. “Unknowns Made Known: Nancy Drew’s Enigmatic Evasion.” Children’s Literature Association Quarterly 20, no. 1 (Spring 1995): 19-22.

    Lapin, Geoffrey S. “The Outline of a Ghost.” The Lion and the Unicorn 18, no. 1 (June 1994): 60-69.

    Linehan, Mary.”Nancy Drew and the Clue in the Chubby Chum.” Dime Novel Roundup 68, no. 5 (October 1999): 179-87.

    —. “The Perverted Professoriate in Recent College Girls’ Fiction.” Dime Novel Roundup 67, no. 2 (April 1998): 39-48.

    Lundin, Anne H. “Everygirl’s Good Deeds: The Heroics of Nancy Drew.” The Lion and the Unicorn 27, no. 1 (January 2003): 120-30.

    MacCann, Donnarae. “Nancy Drew and the Myth of White Supremacy.” In Rediscovering Nancy Drew, edited by Carolyn Stewart Dyer and Nancy Tillman Romalov, 129-35. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1995.

    MacDonald, J. Frederick. “‘The Foreigner’ in Juvenile Series Fiction, 1900-1945.” Journal of Popular Culture, Winter 1974, 534-48.

    MacLeod, Anne Scott. “Nancy Drew and Her Rivals: No Contest,” Part II. Horn Book 63 (1987): 422-50.

    Marshall, Elizabeth. “Red, White, and Drew: The All-American Girl and the Case of Gendered Childhood.” Children’s Literature Association Quarterly 27, no. 4 (Winter 2003): 203-11.

    McEndarfer, Jodi L. “Feminism in Adolescent Literature: A Literature Review of Nancy Drew.” Online: http://www.iusb.edu/~journal/1999/Paper12.html.

    McMahan, Ian. “Today’s Hardy Boys Adventures: A Social Development Analysis.” Dime Novel Roundup 63, no. 5 (October 1994): 83-89.

    Moran, Mary Jeanette. “Nancy’s Ancestors: The Mystery of Imaginative Female Power in The Secret Garden and A Little Princess.” In Mystery in Children’s Literature: From the Rational to the Supernatural, edited by Adrienne E. Gavin and Christopher Routledge, 32-45. Basingstoke, Eng.: Palgrave, 2001.

    Morris, Tim. “Returning to the Hardy Boys.” Raritan: A Quarterly Review 16.3 (1997): 123-42.

    Nash, Ilana. “New Evidence in the Authorship of Nancy Drew.” Dime Novel Roundup 70, no. 2 (April 2001): 57-63.

    O’Connor, Gerard. “The Hardy Boys Revisited: A Study in Prejudice.” In Challenges in American Culture, edited by Ray B. Browne, Larry N. Landrum, and William K. Bottorff, 234-41. Bowling Green, OH: Bowling Green University Popular Press, 1970.

    O’Rourke, Meghan. “Nancy Drew’s Father: The Fiction Factory of Edward Stratemeyer.” The New Yorker, November 2004, 120-29.

    Parameswaran, Radhika. “Nancy Drew and Her Passage to India.” The Lion and the Unicorn 18, no. 1 (June 1994): 78-80.

    —. “Reading Nancy Drew in Urban India: Gender, Postcolonialism, and Memories of Home.” In Defining Print Culture for Youth: The Cultural Work of Children’s Literature, edited by Anne Lundin and Wayne A. Wiegand, 169-95. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2003.

    Parry, Sally E. “The Secret of the Feminist Heroine: The Search for Values in Nancy Drew and Judy Bolton.” In Nancy Drew and Company: Culture, Gender, and Girls’ Series, edited by Sherrie A. Inness, 145-58. Bowling Green, OH: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1997.

    Pavonetti, Linda M. “Speaking from the NCBLA Committee’s Perspective: Where Is the Line between Children’s and Young Adult Books? Or, Are Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys (Not to Mention Holden Caulfield) Getting Younger Day-by-Day?” Journal of Children’s Literature 30, no. 2 (Fall 2004): 33-36.

    Phillips, Louis. “Me and the Hardy Boys.” Armchair Detective 15.2 (1982): 174-77.

    Pickrell, Alan. “Frank, Joe, and Nancy: Machiavelli for Minors?” Dime Novel Roundup 69, no. 4 (August 2000): 126-33.

    Reddy, Maureen T. “The Female Detective: From Nancy Drew to Sue Grafton.” In Mystery and Suspense Writers: The Literature of Crime, Detection, and Espionage, edited by Robin W. Winks and Maureen Corrigan, 1047-67. New York: Scribner’s, 1998.

    Reid-Walsh, Jacqueline, and Claudia Mitchell. “The Case of the Whistle-Blowing Girls: Nancy Drew and Her Readers.” Textual Studies in Canada 13-14 (2001): 15-24.

    Roberts, Nora Ruth. “Class and Gender in Nancy Drew (and My Research on Bobbie Ann Mason).” Spectacle 1, no. 1 (Spring-Summer 1997): 171-88.

    Roblin, Isabelle. “Nancy Drew Revisited: Female Private Eyes in Contemporary American Fiction.” In Crime Fictions: Subverted Codes and New Structures, edited by François Gallix and Vanessa Guignery, 57-67. Paris: Presses Universitaires de Paris-Sorbonne, 2004.

    Rollin, Lucy. “The Mysterious and the Uncanny in Nancy Drew and Harriet the Spy.” In Psychoanalytic Responses to Children’s Literature, by Lucy Rollin and Mark I. West, 23-29. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1999.

    Romalov, Nancy Tillman. “Editor’s Note.” The Lion and the Unicorn 18, no. 1 (June 1994): vi-xi.

    —. “Lady and the Tramps: The Cultural Work of Gypsies in Nancy Drew and Her Foremothers.” The Lion and the Unicorn 18, no. 1 (June 1994): 25-36.

    —. “Press Conference with Mildred Wirt Benson—April 17, 1993.” The Lion and the Unicorn 18, no. 1 (June 1994): 81-91.

    Ross, Catherine Sheldrick. “If They Read Nancy Drew, So What? Series Book Readers Talk Back.” Library and Information Science Research 17, no. 3 (1995): 201-36.

    Scott, Ramsey. “Even the Hardy Boys Need Friends: An Epistolary Essay on Boredom.” Southwest Review 91, no. 4 (2006): 550-67.

    Siegel, Deborah L. “Nancy Drew as New Girl Wonder: Solving it all for the 1930s.” In Nancy Drew and Company: Culture, Gender, and Girls’ Series, edited by Sherrie A. Inness, 159-82. Bowling Green: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1997.

    Skjønsberg, Kari. “Nancy, a.k.a. Kitty, Susanne, Alice—in Norway and Other European Countries.” The Lion and the Unicorn 18, no. 1 (June 1994): 70-77.

    Soderbergh, Peter A. “The Stratemeyer Strain: Educators and the Juvenile Series Book, 1900-1973.” Journal of Popular Culture 7, no. 4 (1974): 864-72.

    Westfahl, Gary. “Mystery of the Amateur Detectives: Gary Westfahl Writes about the Early Days of the Hardy Boys.” Million: The Magazine about Popular Fiction 14 (1993): 24-32.

    Wood, Meredith. “Footprints from the Past: Passing Racial Stereotypes in the Hardy Boys.” In Re/Collecting Early Asian America: Essays in Cultural History, edited by Josephine Lee, Imogene L. Lim, and Yuko Matsukawa, 238-54. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2002.

    Zacharias, Lee. “Nancy Drew, Ballbuster.” The Journal of Popular Culture 4 (1976): 1027-38.