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Adopting America : childhood, kinship, and national identity in literature

Author: Carol J Singley
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
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American literature abounds with orphans who experience adoption or placements that resemble adoption. These stories do more than recount adventures of children living away from home. They tell an American story of family and national identity.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carol J Singley
OCLC Number: 823888371
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 7 juin 2011).
Description: 1 online resource (1 texte électronique) fichiers HTML.
Contents: INTRODUCTION ; INDEX
Responsibility: Carol J. Singley.
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A literary history that considers works by Cotton Mather, Ben Franklin, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Louisa May Alcott, Edith Wharton, and others to illustrate the relationship between adoption and  Read more...

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Singley's very timely and original re-reading of many classic texts proves once more that we students of the canon never exhaust it. Such rich books as The Scarlet Letter and Our Nig, Little Women, Read more...

 
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