"The (R)evolution of Nancy Drew" with Michael Cornelius
Michael Cornelius is chair of English & Mass Communications at Wilson College and co-editor of a collection of essays that examines the role of the girl sleuth in popular culture. In this episode, Cornelius presents the history of the most famous juvenile detective character of all time, Nancy Drew, and her impact on American popular culture. This taping was held at Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre, which is considered one of the premier libraries in northeastern PA. The Osterhout first opened its doors well over 100 years ago on January 29, 1889.
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