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Sanders, Joe Sutliff
Disciplining girls : understanding the origins of the classic orphan girl story / Joe Sutliff Sanders
Alternate Title Origins of the classic orphan girl story
Orphan girl story
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  PS374.G55 S26 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Girls in literature
Children's stories, American -- History and criticism
Children's stories, Canadian -- History and criticism
Orphans in literature
Child rearing in literature
Sentimentalism in literature
American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Canadian fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Canadian fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Physical Description xi, 225 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-215) and index
Contents The wide, wide world and the rules of sentimental engagement -- The hidden hand and momentary individualism -- Eight cousins and what girls are made for -- Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm and the threat of affective discipline -- A little princess and the accidental power of stories -- Anne of Green Gables and the return of affective discipline -- The Secret Garden and the rajah's master -- Pollyanna and anxious individualism -- Emily of New Moon and the private girl -- Spinning sympathy -- Girls' novels and the end of mothering -- Conclusion: affection, manipulations, pleasure, abuse

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