Dickens and the children of empire / edited by Wendy S. Jacobson

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Subjects: Parent and child in literature
Literature and society--England--History--19th century
Political fiction, English--History and criticism
Imperialism in literature
Children in literature
Colonies in literature
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870--Characters--Children
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870--Views on imperialism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2000
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: x, 211 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Authors: Jacobson, Wendy S
Notes: LCCN: 00041497
Invalid ISN: 0333770447
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Spirit and the allegorical child : Little Nell's mortal aesthetic / John Bowen -- Dickens and the construction of the child / James R. Kincaid -- Suppressing narratives : childhood and empire in The Uncommercial Traveller and Great Expectations / Grahame Smith -- Imperial child : Bella, Our Mutual Friend, and the Victorian picturesque / Murray Baumgarten -- Dickens and 'gold rush fever' : colonial contagion in Household Words / Lillian Nayder -- Floating signifiers of Britishness in the novels of the anti-slave trade squadron / Catherine Gallagher -- Dickens and the Native American / Kate Flint -- Nationalism and violence : America in Charles Dickens's Martin Chuzzlewit / Robert E. Lougy -- Girls underground, boys overseas : some graveyard vignettes / Catherine Robson -- 'What the waves were always saying' : Dombey and Son and textual ripples on an African shore / Malvern van Wyk Smith -- Savages and settlers in Dickens : reading multiple centres / Anthony Chennells -- Dickens in Africa : 'Africanizing' Hard Times / Greenwell Matsika -- Primitive and wingless : the colonial subject as child / Bill Ashcroft
OCLC Number: 44172928
ISBN/ISSN: 0333770447