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Bastards and foundlings : illegitimacy in eighteenth-century England

Title
Bastards and foundlings : illegitimacy in eighteenth-century England / Lisa Zunshine.
ISBN
0814209955 (alk. paper)
0814290736 (cd-rom)
Published
Columbus : Ohio State University Press, c2005.
Physical Description
xi, 228 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
June 05, 2006
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. 200-218) and index.
Contents
Bastard daughters and foundling heroines : rewriting illegitimacy in The conscious lovers
Moll Flanders and the English "shelter for bastards"
Kicking out the cubs : the wrong heirs of Richardson's Clarissa
Tom Jones : resisting the mythologization of bastardy
Female philanthropy, the London Foundling Hospital, and Richardson's The history of Sir Charles Grandison
The children "owned by none" : divided bastardy in Frances Burney's Evelina
Harriet Smith in Brunswick Square : "common sense" bastardy in Austen's Emma
Postscript : BBC rewrites Tom Jones's illegitimacy.
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