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The orphan in eighteenth-century law and literature 1 edition

The orphan in eighteenth-century law and literature
Cheryl Nixon

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The orphan in eighteenth-century law and literature
estate, blood, and body
by Cheryl L. Nixon

Published 2011 by Ashgate in Burlington, VT .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction: the valued orphan: law and literature
The poor orphan: factual/fictional institutions and statutory law
The propertied orphan: public/private papers and parliamentary acts
The male orphan plot: fictionalizing the family in Annesley v. Anglesey
The female orphan plot: rewriting and rereading the family in Palmer v. Palmer
The confined orphan: ravishing guardians and the heiress' marriage plot
The mobile orphan: charitable bodies and the gentleman's picaresque
Conclusion: the valued individual: estate, blood, and body.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
PR448.O77 N59 2011

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p. cm.

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