Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2020-01-01 “Way Out Music for Way Out Kids: Bruce Haack and Esther Nelson’s Experimental Electronic Music Collaborations.”The Journal of Popular Music Studies.  32:60-74. 2020-01-01
2019-01-01 “Junior Brides in Junior Novels: Teen Wedding Dreams and Female Agency in Postwar American Girls’ Fiction.”The Lion and the Unicorn.  43:367-86. 2019-01-01
2019-01-01 “Making Good Trouble: John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell’s March Trilogy and the Lessons of the Civil Rights Movement.”Contending with Gun Violence in the English Language Classroom.  88-96. 2019-01-01
2018-01-01 “Goin’ to the Chapel of Love: Teenage Bridal-Think in Mid-century American Popular Culture.”Americana: the Journal of American Popular Culture.  17. 2018-01-01
2015-01-01 “Whether Willing or Unwilling: the Personal, the Professional, and Two Years of Too Much.”Letting Go: Feminist and Social Justice Insights and Activism.  91-102. 2015-01-01
2014-01-01 “You Don’t Have to Be Here.”Best Practices in University Teaching.  49-56. 2014-01-01
2014-01-01 “‘A Solemn and Strange and Perilous Thing’: Rereading a Reading of Jane Eyre.”Jane Eyre: Critical Insights.  227-42. 2014-01-01
2012-01-01 Where Happily Ever After Happens Every Day’: Disney’s Official Princess Website and the Commodification of PlayJeunesse: Young People, Texts, and Cultures.  3:66-87. 2012-01-01
2010-01-01 Rethinking Ugliness: Lynda Barry in the ClassroomThe ALAN Review..  37:23-30. 2010-01-01
2009-01-01 Here Comes the (Daughter of the) Bride: Parental Weddings in Contemporary Girls’ Series BooksChildren’s Literature in Education.  40:1-18. 2009-01-01
2007-01-01 Better a Bridesmaid Than a Bride: Nuptial Sisterhood in Maud Hart Lovelace’s Betsy’s Wedding.The Lion and the Unicorn.  31:1-20. 2007-01-01
2007-01-01 Like a Vanishing World’: the Role of the County Fair in Three Depression Era Children’s BooksChildren’s Literature Association Quarterly.  32:142-62. 2007-01-01
2005-01-01 Checking Out’ America: Libraries as Agents of AcculturationChildren’s Literature.  33:41-65. 2005-01-01


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2024-02-01 “Beyond the Eco-Warrior Child in Contemporary Children’s Literature” -- Children’s Literature in Place: Surveying the Landscapes of Children’s Culture.  Routledge. 2024-02-01


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2019-01-01 Maud Hart Lovelace -- Children’s Literature Review SeriesGale Literature. 2019-01-01
2019-01-01 “Every Atom No. 176: Reflections on Walt Whitman at 200.”North American Review. 2019-01-01
2016-01-01 Remaking the American College CampusMcFarland Press. 120-23. 2016-01-01
2016-01-01 Rev. of Girls, Texts, CulturesThe Lion and the Unicorn. 2016-01-01
2004-01-01 Rev. of A Northern Light by Jennifer DonnellyDreiser Studies. 2004-01-01


Full Name

  • Meghan M Sweeney