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The Girl’s Own Paper

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The journal, The Girl’s Own Paper, was initially created to complement a paper intended for boys of the same age, but it soon out-shown its counterpart.

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Further Reading

Doughty, Terri. “Girl’s Own Paper (1880-1956).” Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Journalism in Great Britain and Ireland. Gen. Eds. Laurel Brake and Marysa Demoor. Gent and London: Academia Press and The British Library, 2009. 249.

Doughty, Terri, Ed. Selections from The Girl’s Own Paper, 1880-1907. Peterborough, ON: Broadview, 2004.

“Girl’s Own Paper, The; a Paper for young women and their mothers.” The Waterloo Directory of English Newspapers and Periodicals, 1800-1900, Series 2. Ed. John S. North. North Waterloo Academic Press, 2003. Online edition.

Moruzi, Kristine. Constructing Girlhood Through the Periodical Press, 1850-1915. Farnham, England: Ashgate, 2012.

Ward, Honor. The Girl’s Own Paper Index. The Lutterworth Press.



4 December 2017.

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17 May 2023.