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How Do I Look: In Search of the Female Gaze

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dc.contributor.advisor Bush, Catherine York, Alissa 2016-08-30T16:08:36Z 2016-08 2016-08-17 2016-08-30
dc.description.abstract This thesis is an investigation of the point at which many tween and teenage girls “give their gaze away” – to boys and men, to the market, even to each other – thereafter viewing, and indeed conceiving of, themselves from the outside in. How Do I Look? examines this loss of what might be termed “primary perspective,” with its attendant depletion of agency, confidence and direction through a creative nonfiction form that interweaves interview material with a thread of memoir. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Ontario Graduate Scholarship, SSHRC Canadian Graduate Scholarship - Master's en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject girlhood studies en_US
dc.subject women's studies en_US
dc.subject female gaze en_US
dc.subject memoir en_US
dc.subject self image en_US
dc.title How Do I Look: In Search of the Female Gaze en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US Creative Writing en_US Master of Fine Arts en_US School of English and Theatre Studies en_US
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