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Imagining Adoption: Essays on Literature and Culture

edited by Marianne Novy
Format
Book
Published
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2001.
Language
English
ISBN
0472111817 (alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction : Imagining adoption / Marianne Novy
  • 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
  • Redefining "real" motherhood : representations of adoptive mothers, 1900-1950 / Julie Berebitsky
  • From Charlotte to the outposts of empire : troping adoption / Beverly Lyon Clark
  • The 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
  • A junction of amends : Sandra McPherson's poetics of adoption / Jan VanStavern
  • 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
  • Should whites adopt African American children? One family's phenomenological response / Martha Satz
  • Incorporating the transnational adoptee / Claudia Castañeda.
Description
viii, 316 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-303) and index.
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    a| Introduction : Imagining adoption / Marianne Novy -- 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 -- Redefining "real" motherhood : representations of adoptive mothers, 1900-1950 / Julie Berebitsky -- From Charlotte to the outposts of empire : troping adoption / Beverly Lyon Clark -- The 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 -- A junction of amends : Sandra McPherson's poetics of adoption / Jan VanStavern -- 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 -- Should whites adopt African American children? One family's phenomenological response / Martha Satz -- Incorporating the transnational adoptee / Claudia Castañeda.
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