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American boarding school fiction, 1928/1981 : a critical study

Author: Alexander H Pitofsky
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2014]
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"In spite of their unsettling images of anguish and cruelty, American boarding-school novels have attracted large audiences and influenced countless school narratives in fiction, drama, television and film. Many books have been written about British school stories. This is the first study that explores the history of boarding-school fiction in the United States"--
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Pitofsky, Alexander H.
American boarding school fiction, 1928/1981
(DLC) 2014024229
(OCoLC)879584330
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander H Pitofsky
ISBN: 9781476616629 1476616620
OCLC Number: 884280098
Description: 1 online resource.
Responsibility: Alexander H. Pitofsky.

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"In spite of their unsettling images of anguish and cruelty, American boarding-school novels have attracted large audiences and influenced countless school narratives in fiction, drama, television and film. Many books have been written about British school stories. This is the first study that explores the history of boarding-school fiction in the United States"--

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