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The Imprint of Another Life: Adoption Narratives and Human Possibility

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The Imprint of Another Life: Adoption Narratives and Human Possibility - Homans, Margaret
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Adoption has a special relationship to fiction-making, and tends to generate stories rather than uncover bedrock truths. Adoptive families are made, not born; in the words of novelist Jeanette Winterson, "adopted children are self-invented because we have to be." The Imprint of Another Life: Adoption Narratives and Human Possibility shows some of the ways in which literary creation and a concept of adoption as a form of creativity make available new ways of thinking about adoption and what it means to be human. Underlying ...

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The Imprint of Another Life: Adoption Narratives and Human Possibility 2015, The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor

ISBN-13: 9780472036349

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The Imprint of Another Life: Adoption Narratives and Human Possibility 2013, University of Michigan Press

ISBN-13: 9780472118885

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