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By Monica Flegel

ISBN-10: 0754664562

ISBN-13: 9780754664567

ISBN-10: 1138261874

ISBN-13: 9781138261877

relocating nimbly among literary and ancient texts, Monica Flegel presents a much-needed interpretive framework for figuring out the explicit formula of kid cruelty popularized via the nationwide Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to kids (NSPCC) within the past due 19th century. Flegel considers a variety of famous and extra vague texts from the mid-eighteenth century to the early 20th, together with philosophical writings via Locke and Rousseau, poetry by means of Coleridge, Blake, and Caroline Norton, works by means of reporters and reformers like Henry Mayhew and Mary chippie, and novels through Frances Trollope, Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, and Arthur Morrison. taking on an important issues akin to the linking of youngsters with animals, the determine of the kid performer, the connection among trade and baby endangerment, and the matter of teen delinquency, Flegel examines the emergence of kid abuse as an issue of felony and social trouble in England, and its connection to past, basically literary representations of endangered little ones. With the emergence of the NSPCC and the recent crime of cruelty to childrens, new professions and genres, resembling baby safeguard and social casework, supplanted literary works because the authoritative voices within the definition of social ills and their healing. Flegel argues that this improvement had fabric results at the lives of kids, in addition to profound implications for the function of sophistication in representations of discomfort and abused childrens. Combining nuanced shut readings of person texts with persuasive interpretations in their affects and barriers, Flegel's e-book makes an important contribution to the heritage of adolescence, social welfare, the kin, and Victorian philanthropy.

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