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From Alice to Algernon : the evolution of child consciousness in the novel

Author: Holly Virginia Blackford
Publisher: Knoxville : The University of Tennessee Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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During the late Victorian period, Charles Darwin's evolutionary theories took the world by storm, and the study of childhood became a means to examine the concept of evolution in a broad range of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blackford, Holly Virginia.
From Alice to Algernon.
Knoxville : The University of Tennessee Press, 2018
(DLC) 2017039589
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Holly Virginia Blackford
ISBN: 9781621903994 1621903990
OCLC Number: 1001364094
Description: 296 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction. Intellectual history and child study, 1871-1911 --
Huck and Maisie : adaptation and environmental conditioning --
Alice to Anne : looking-glass house and modern method --
Dorian and Peter : childhood and Greek love --
Anne and Stephen : nature and nerve --
Jim and Ántonia : pan and prairie --
A bigger child : race and adolescence --
Charlie and Christopher : disability and modernity --
Coda. Expulsion and intersectionality.
Responsibility: Holly Blackford.

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