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The Resource Adopting America : childhood, kinship, and national identity in literature, Carol J. Singley

Adopting America : childhood, kinship, and national identity in literature, Carol J. Singley

Label
Adopting America : childhood, kinship, and national identity in literature
Title
Adopting America
Title remainder
childhood, kinship, and national identity in literature
Statement of responsibility
Carol J. Singley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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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1951-
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Singley, Carol J.
Dewey number
810.9/355
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • American literature
  • Families in literature
  • Adoption in literature
  • National characteristics, American, in literature
  • Children in literature
Label
Adopting America : childhood, kinship, and national identity in literature, Carol J. Singley
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Abandoned and adopted in a new world -- Problems of patrimony: Benjamin Franklin and Ann Sargent Gage -- Adoption averted in The scarlet letter -- Plotting adoption: dependence and independence -- Child saving, nation building: The wide, wide world and The lamplighter -- Servitude and homelessness: Harriet Wilson's Our nig -- The limits of nurture: Louisa May Alcott's adoption fiction -- Charity begins and ends at home: Edith Wharton's Summer
Control code
ocn711693547
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 224 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199778881
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)711693547
Label
Adopting America : childhood, kinship, and national identity in literature, Carol J. Singley
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Abandoned and adopted in a new world -- Problems of patrimony: Benjamin Franklin and Ann Sargent Gage -- Adoption averted in The scarlet letter -- Plotting adoption: dependence and independence -- Child saving, nation building: The wide, wide world and The lamplighter -- Servitude and homelessness: Harriet Wilson's Our nig -- The limits of nurture: Louisa May Alcott's adoption fiction -- Charity begins and ends at home: Edith Wharton's Summer
Control code
ocn711693547
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 224 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199778881
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)711693547

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