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The Resource Cultural Orphans in America

Cultural Orphans in America

Label
Cultural Orphans in America
Title
Cultural Orphans in America
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Images of orphanhood have pervaded American fiction since the colonial period. Common in British literature, the orphan figure in American texts serves a unique cultural purpose, representing marginalized racial, ethnic, and religious groups that have been scapegoated by the dominant culture. Among these groups are the Native Americans, the African Americans, immigrants, and Catholics. In keeping with their ideological function, images of orphanhood occur within the context of family metaphors in which children represent those who belong to the family, or the dominant culture, and orphans repr
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pazicky, Diana Loercher
Dewey number
810.9/35206945
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS173.O75
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Literature and society
  • Orphans in literature
  • American literature
  • Literature and society
  • Orphans in literature
  • United States
Label
Cultural Orphans in America
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; CHAPTER 1 The Puritans as Orphans; CHAPTER 2 The Puritans as Aggressors; CHAPTER 3 The Revolution; CHAPTER 4 Tales of Captivity and Adoption; CHAPTER 5 The Rise of the Republic; CHAPTER 6 Sentimental Strategies in "Orphan Tales"; CHAPTER 7 The Negro as Ultimate Orphan; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
712016221
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (253 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781604731927
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9781604731927
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)712016221
Label
Cultural Orphans in America
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; CHAPTER 1 The Puritans as Orphans; CHAPTER 2 The Puritans as Aggressors; CHAPTER 3 The Revolution; CHAPTER 4 Tales of Captivity and Adoption; CHAPTER 5 The Rise of the Republic; CHAPTER 6 Sentimental Strategies in "Orphan Tales"; CHAPTER 7 The Negro as Ultimate Orphan; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
712016221
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (253 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781604731927
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9781604731927
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)712016221

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