Colgan, Lesley-Ann

Dr. Lesley-Ann Colgan currently teaches in Scoil Réalt na Mara, Co. Kerry. She received her Ph.D. in the field of English from Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick.

Journey of Female Characters in the Work of Edith Nesbit, Enid Blyton, Joanne Kathleen Rowling, Joss Whedon, and Rockne S. O’ Bannon: A Study of the Interactions of Gender and Genre
2016 1-4955-0463-8
This work aims to take a chronological view of the changing limitations imposed on female characters, within various genres, using the work of writers/creators whose work has inspired a degree of public as well as critical interest. It provides the reader with a new and broader understanding of the evolution of gender representation within various genres in children’s literature.