Captivating subjects : writing confinement, citizenship, and nationhood in the nineteenth century / edited by Jason Haslam and Julia M. Wright

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Subjects: Imprisonment--Western countries--History--19th century--Sources
Imprisonment--Social aspects--Western countries
Prisoners' writings--History and criticism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, c2005
LC Classification: H, HV
Physical Description: viii, 270 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction / Jason Haslam, Julia M. Wright 3
1. Being Jane Warton : Lady Constance Lytton and the disruption of privilege / Jason Haslam 25
2. Form and authority in Russian serf narratives / John MacKay 57
3. I, hereby, vow to read The interesting narrative / Tess Chakkalakal 86
4. 'From the slums to the slums' : the delimitation of social identity in late Victorian prison narratives / Frank Lauterbach 113
5. 'Stone walls do (not) a prison make' : rhetorical strategies and sentimentalism in the representation of the Victorian prison experience / Monika Fludernik 144
6. 'National feeling' and the colonial prison : Teeling's Personal narrative / Julia M. Wright 175
7. A nation in chains : Barbary captives and American identity / Jennifer Costello Brezina 201
8. A prison officer and a gentleman : the prison inspector as imperialist hero in the writings of Major Arthur Griffiths (1838-1908) / Christine Marlin 220
Additional Authors: Wright, Julia M
Haslam, Jason W. (Jason William), 1971-
Notes: ISBN: 0802089682 :$50.00
Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-261) and index
OCLC Number: 57474315
ISBN/ISSN: 0802089682