The Nineteenth-century Child and Consumer Culture

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Dennis Denisoff
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2008 - Business & Economics - 239 pages
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This collection addresses the roles assigned to children in the context of 19th-century consumer culture. Topics include toys and middle-class childhood, boyhood and toy theater, child performers on the Victorian stage, gender, sexuality and consumerism, and imperialism in adventure fiction.
 

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Contents

Toys Education
29
The NineteenthCentury
43
Child Performers on the Victorian Stage
63
of the Victorian Girl
81
Alices Mouthing Metonymy
95
Wildes Daughter of Sodom
119
Adult Childrens Literature in Victorian Britain
137
Packaging Middleclass
151
The Commodification of Imperialism
173
Lucy Cliffords Anyhow Stories
189
Crime and the Consumption
201
Index
231
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About the author (2008)

Dennis Denisoff is Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Ryerson Polytechnic University.

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