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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Singley, Carol J.
Index
index present
LC call number
PS169.F35
LC item number
S56 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • 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
Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-213) index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 224 p.
Isbn
9780199779390
Isbn Type
(cloth : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2010032159
System control number
  • 3861371-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3861371
  • (Sirsi) o653483652
  • (OCoLC)653483652
Label
Adopting America : childhood, kinship, and national identity in literature, Carol J. Singley
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-213) index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
ix, 224 p.
Isbn
9780199779390
Isbn Type
(cloth : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2010032159
System control number
  • 3861371-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)3861371
  • (Sirsi) o653483652
  • (OCoLC)653483652

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