The fantasy of family : nineteenth-century children's literature and the myth of the domestic ideal / Elizabeth Thiel.

By: Language: English Series: Children's literature and culture ; 27Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2008Description: xiii, 199 p. ill. 24 cmISBN:
  • 9780415899376
  • 9780415980357
  • 0415980356
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 820.9355 22
LOC classification:
  • PR878.C513
Other classification:
  • G.096z Familjen
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Contents:
Redefining the past -- Snatched from "the seed-plot" of degeneracy : the "rescue" of the destitute child in tales of street-arab life -- Forever cursed : stepmothers, "otherness," and the reinscription of myth in transnormative family narratives -- "Uncles are one thing ... [but] aunts are always nasty!" Relational failures and the discourse of gender bias in foster family stories -- Mother, ally, friend, or foe? The "dependable" female author as one of the family -- Into the future : the enduring potency of the nineteenth-century ideal.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-192) and index.

Redefining the past -- Snatched from "the seed-plot" of degeneracy : the "rescue" of the destitute child in tales of street-arab life -- Forever cursed : stepmothers, "otherness," and the reinscription of myth in transnormative family narratives -- "Uncles are one thing ... [but] aunts are always nasty!" Relational failures and the discourse of gender bias in foster family stories -- Mother, ally, friend, or foe? The "dependable" female author as one of the family -- Into the future : the enduring potency of the nineteenth-century ideal.



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