Perceptions of Childhood in the Victorian Fin-de-Siáecle

Perceptions of Childhood in the Victorian Fin-de-Siáecle

eBook - 2011
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This book reads Victorian fin de siáecle literature through the medium of perceptions of childhood. It examines the connection between 'monstrous' and idealistic symbolic representations of childhood represented by key cultural discourses of the Victorian fin-de-siáecle. Specifically, anxieties about change are linked closely to anxieties about childhood, procreation, and maturation in a range of Children's and Adults' texts from the 1860s to the 1890s. The book demonstrates the ways in which t ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2011
ISBN: 9781443826884
Characteristics: 1 online resource (171 pages)


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