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

Author: Carol J Singley
Publisher: Oxford [...] : Oxford University Press, 2013, cop. 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : PbkView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Nathaniel Hawthorne; Louisa May Alcott; Edith Wharton; Susan Warner; Harriet Wilson; Maria Cummins
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol J Singley
ISBN: 0199985774 9780199985777
OCLC Number: 868318689
Description: 254 str. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction ; 1 Abandoned and Adopted in a New World ; 2 Problems of Patrimony: Benjamin Franklin and Ann Sargent Gage ; 3 Adoption Averted in The Scarlet Letter ; 4 Plotting Adoption: Dependence and Independence ; 5 Child Saving, Nation Building: The Wide, Wide World and The Lamplighter ; 6 Servitude and Homelessness: Harriet Wilson's Our Nig ; 7 The Limits of Nurture: Louisa May Alcott's Adoption Fiction ; 8 Charity Begins and Ends at Home: Edith Wharton's Summer ; Index
Responsibility: Carol J. Sing.
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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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