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Colonial Girlhood in Literature, Culture and History, 1840–1950

  • Kristine Moruzi
  • Michelle J. Smith

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Colonial Girlhood/Colonial Girls

    1. Kristine Moruzi, Michelle J. Smith
      Pages 1-11
  3. Theorising the Colonial Girl

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Angela Woollacott
      Pages 15-29
    3. Cecily Devereux
      Pages 30-44
  4. Romance and Marriage

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 45-45
    2. Ken Gelder, Rachael Weaver
      Pages 47-59
    3. Terri Doughty
      Pages 60-78
    4. Subhasri Ghosh
      Pages 79-92
  5. Race and Class

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-93
    2. Clare Bradford
      Pages 95-109
    3. Juliet O’Conor
      Pages 110-123
    4. S. E. Duff
      Pages 124-137
  6. Fictions of Colonial Girlhood

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 139-139
    2. Tamara S. Wagner
      Pages 141-153
    3. Susan Cahill
      Pages 167-179
    4. Kristine Moruzi, Michelle J. Smith
      Pages 180-194
  7. Material Culture

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 195-195
    2. Kristine Alexander
      Pages 197-213
    3. Laura Ishiguro
      Pages 214-227
    4. Fiona P. McDonald
      Pages 228-244
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 245-265

About this book

Introduction

Colonial Girlhood in Literature, Culture and History, 1840-1950 explores a range of real and fictional colonial girlhood experiences from Jamaica, Mauritius, South Africa, India, New Zealand, Australia, England, Ireland, and Canada to reflect on the transitional state of girlhood between childhood and adulthood.

Keywords

Canada culture English literature fiction Great Britain identity space

Editors and affiliations

  • Kristine Moruzi
    • 1
  • Michelle J. Smith
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Communication and Creative Arts and a Discovery Early Career Researcher in the Centre for Memory, Imagination and InventionDeakin UniversityAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137356352
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-47044-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-35635-2
  • Buy this book on publisher's site