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Narratives of Child Neglect in Romantic and Victorian Literature 

Citation:

Benziman, Galia. Narratives of Child Neglect in Romantic and Victorian Literature . London: Palgrave, 2011. Print.
Narratives of Child Neglect in Romantic and Victorian Literature 

Abstract:

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.

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