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The Resource Imagining adoption : essays on literature and culture, edited by Marianne Novy

Imagining adoption : essays on literature and culture, edited by Marianne Novy

Label
Imagining adoption : essays on literature and culture
Title
Imagining adoption
Title remainder
essays on literature and culture
Statement of responsibility
edited by Marianne Novy
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Imagining Adoption looks at representations of adoption in an array of literary genres by diverse authors including George Eliot, Edward Albee, and Barbara Kingsolver as well as ordinary adoptive mothers and adoptee activists, exploring what these writings share and what they debate. Marianne Novy is Professor of English and Women's Studies, University of Pittsburgh
Cataloging source
N$T
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Novy, Marianne
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adoption in literature
  • Adoption
  • American literature
  • English literature
  • Canadian literature
  • Adoption dans la littérature
  • Adoption
  • Littérature américaine
  • Littérature anglaise
  • Littérature canadienne
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Adoption
  • American literature
  • Canadian literature
  • English literature
  • Adoption in literature
  • English-speaking countries
  • Adoption
  • Literatur
  • Englisch
  • USA
Label
Imagining adoption : essays on literature and culture, edited by Marianne Novy
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-303) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Redefining "real" motherhood: representations of adoptive mothers, 1900-1950
  • Julie Berebitsky
  • From Charlotte to the outposts of empire: troping adoption
  • Beverly Lyon Clark
  • Immaculate deception: adoption in Albee's plays
  • Garry Leonard
  • "I am your mother; she was a carrying case": adoption, class, and sexual orientation in Jeanette Winterson's Oranges are not the only fruit
  • Margot Gayle Backus
  • Junction of amends: Sandra McPherson's poetics of adoption
  • Jan VanStavern
  • Imagining adoption
  • Adoption, identity, and voice: Jackie Kay's inventions of self
  • Nancy K. Gish
  • Genealogy revised in Secrets and lies
  • Paris De Soto
  • Natural bonds, legal boundaries: modes of persuasion in adoption rhetoric
  • Judith Modell
  • "File it under 'L' for love child": adoptive policies and practices in the Erdrich tetralogy
  • Jill R. Deans
  • Adoption as national fantasy in Barbara Kingsolver's Pigs in heaven and Margaret Laurence's The diviners
  • Kristina Fagan
  • Marianne Novy
  • Should whites adopt African American children? One family's phenomenological response
  • Martha Satz
  • Incorporating the transnational adoptee
  • Claudia Castañeda
  • Adoption and the "improvement of the estate" in Trollope and Craik
  • Tess O'Toole
  • Adoption in Silas Marner and Daniel Deronda
  • Marianne Novy
  • Outlaws, outcasts, and orphans: the historical imagination and Anne of Green Gables
  • Beverly Crockett
Control code
ocn739118690
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st pbk. ed
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 316 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780472030026
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9780472030026
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1d3kpzt
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)739118690
Label
Imagining adoption : essays on literature and culture, edited by Marianne Novy
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-303) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Redefining "real" motherhood: representations of adoptive mothers, 1900-1950
  • Julie Berebitsky
  • From Charlotte to the outposts of empire: troping adoption
  • Beverly Lyon Clark
  • Immaculate deception: adoption in Albee's plays
  • Garry Leonard
  • "I am your mother; she was a carrying case": adoption, class, and sexual orientation in Jeanette Winterson's Oranges are not the only fruit
  • Margot Gayle Backus
  • Junction of amends: Sandra McPherson's poetics of adoption
  • Jan VanStavern
  • Imagining adoption
  • Adoption, identity, and voice: Jackie Kay's inventions of self
  • Nancy K. Gish
  • Genealogy revised in Secrets and lies
  • Paris De Soto
  • Natural bonds, legal boundaries: modes of persuasion in adoption rhetoric
  • Judith Modell
  • "File it under 'L' for love child": adoptive policies and practices in the Erdrich tetralogy
  • Jill R. Deans
  • Adoption as national fantasy in Barbara Kingsolver's Pigs in heaven and Margaret Laurence's The diviners
  • Kristina Fagan
  • Marianne Novy
  • Should whites adopt African American children? One family's phenomenological response
  • Martha Satz
  • Incorporating the transnational adoptee
  • Claudia Castañeda
  • Adoption and the "improvement of the estate" in Trollope and Craik
  • Tess O'Toole
  • Adoption in Silas Marner and Daniel Deronda
  • Marianne Novy
  • Outlaws, outcasts, and orphans: the historical imagination and Anne of Green Gables
  • Beverly Crockett
Control code
ocn739118690
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st pbk. ed
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 316 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780472030026
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9780472030026
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1d3kpzt
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)739118690

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