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The Resource Writing British infanticide : child-murder, gender, and print, 1722-1859, edited by Jennifer Thorn

Writing British infanticide : child-murder, gender, and print, 1722-1859, edited by Jennifer Thorn

Label
Writing British infanticide : child-murder, gender, and print, 1722-1859
Title
Writing British infanticide
Title remainder
child-murder, gender, and print, 1722-1859
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jennifer Thorn
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
820.9/355
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR756.I46
LC item number
W75 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Thorn, Jennifer
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English prose literature
  • Infanticide in literature
  • Children
  • Children
  • English prose literature
  • English fiction
  • Infanticide
  • Women murderers in literature
  • Children in literature
  • Sex role in literature
  • Murder in literature
Label
Writing British infanticide : child-murder, gender, and print, 1722-1859, edited by Jennifer Thorn
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-285) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Stories of child-murder, stories of print / Jennifer Thorn -- Beyond "lewd women" and "wanton wenches" : infanticide and child-murder in the long eighteenth century / Dana Rabin -- "Most revolting murder by a father" : the violent rhetoric of paternal child-murder in the Times (London), 1826-1849 / Melissa Valiska Gregory -- "I would be a witness against my self" : infanticide and communion in colonial New England / Laura Henigman -- Fractured narratives of infanticide in the crime and execution broadside in Britain, 1780-1850 / Miriam Jones -- The gender dynamics of the infanticide prevention campaign in eighteenth-century England and Richardson's history of Sir Charles Grandison / Lisa Zunshine -- "I wou'd not murder my child" : maternity and the necessity of infanticide in two novels by Daniel Defoe / Toni Bowers -- Confession and profession : Adam Bede, infanticide, and the new coroner / Laura C. Berry -- Whose story is this, and who may tell it? : medical evidence versus "common capacity" in the framing of the Elizabeth Canning Case / Judith Moore -- Naturally bad, or dangerously good : Romantic-era narratives of murderous motherhood / Julie Kipp
Control code
51203998
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9780874138191
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002154221
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Writing British infanticide : child-murder, gender, and print, 1722-1859, edited by Jennifer Thorn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-285) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Stories of child-murder, stories of print / Jennifer Thorn -- Beyond "lewd women" and "wanton wenches" : infanticide and child-murder in the long eighteenth century / Dana Rabin -- "Most revolting murder by a father" : the violent rhetoric of paternal child-murder in the Times (London), 1826-1849 / Melissa Valiska Gregory -- "I would be a witness against my self" : infanticide and communion in colonial New England / Laura Henigman -- Fractured narratives of infanticide in the crime and execution broadside in Britain, 1780-1850 / Miriam Jones -- The gender dynamics of the infanticide prevention campaign in eighteenth-century England and Richardson's history of Sir Charles Grandison / Lisa Zunshine -- "I wou'd not murder my child" : maternity and the necessity of infanticide in two novels by Daniel Defoe / Toni Bowers -- Confession and profession : Adam Bede, infanticide, and the new coroner / Laura C. Berry -- Whose story is this, and who may tell it? : medical evidence versus "common capacity" in the framing of the Elizabeth Canning Case / Judith Moore -- Naturally bad, or dangerously good : Romantic-era narratives of murderous motherhood / Julie Kipp
Control code
51203998
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9780874138191
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002154221
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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