Narratives of Child Neglect in Romantic and Victorian Culture

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Contextualizing the topos of the neglected child within a variety of discourses, this book challenges the assumption that the early nineteenth century witnessed a clear transition from a Puritan to a liberating approach to children and demonstrates that oppressive assumptions survive in major texts considered part of the Romantic cult of childhood.

Narratives of Child Neglect in Romantic and Victorian Culture 2011, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

ISBN-13: 9780230293922

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