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The Resource Demon or doll : images of the child in contemporary writing and culture, Ellen Pifer

Demon or doll : images of the child in contemporary writing and culture, Ellen Pifer

Label
Demon or doll : images of the child in contemporary writing and culture
Title
Demon or doll
Title remainder
images of the child in contemporary writing and culture
Statement of responsibility
Ellen Pifer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Pifer, Ellen
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.C45
LC item number
P54 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • Children in literature
  • English fiction
Label
Demon or doll : images of the child in contemporary writing and culture, Ellen Pifer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-268) and index
Contents
The image of childhood, present and past -- Innocence on the brink: James's What Maisie knew -- The child at a turning point: James's The turn of the screw -- Nabokov's novel offspring: Lolita and her kin -- Ambiguous constructs: Kosinski's child as painted bird -- The child of apocalypse: Golding's Darkness visible -- New versions of the idyll: Lessing's The fifth child and Kundera's infantocracy -- History's offspring: Rushdie's Midnight's children -- Memory's child: Morrison's Beloved -- Reclaiming the lost child: McEwan's The child in time -- The child as mysterious agent: DeLillo's White noise
Control code
ocm43334294
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 272 p.
Isbn
9780813919638
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99462125
Label
Demon or doll : images of the child in contemporary writing and culture, Ellen Pifer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-268) and index
Contents
The image of childhood, present and past -- Innocence on the brink: James's What Maisie knew -- The child at a turning point: James's The turn of the screw -- Nabokov's novel offspring: Lolita and her kin -- Ambiguous constructs: Kosinski's child as painted bird -- The child of apocalypse: Golding's Darkness visible -- New versions of the idyll: Lessing's The fifth child and Kundera's infantocracy -- History's offspring: Rushdie's Midnight's children -- Memory's child: Morrison's Beloved -- Reclaiming the lost child: McEwan's The child in time -- The child as mysterious agent: DeLillo's White noise
Control code
ocm43334294
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
x, 272 p.
Isbn
9780813919638
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99462125

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