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Autor: Kevin A. Morrison
ISBN-13: 9783319728100
Einband: Book
Seiten: 118
Gewicht: 307 g
Format: 218x156x17 mm
Sprache: Englisch

A Micro-History of Victorian Liberal Parenting

John Morley's 'Discreet Indifference'
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Explores the theory and practice of Victorian liberal parenting by focusing on the life and writings of John Morley
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Chapter One: Introduction.- Chapter Two: At Variance: Father and Son.- Chapter Three: From "Unremitting Attention" to "Discreet Indifference".- Chapter Four: Theory and Practice I, 1870-1883.- Chapter Five: Historical and Political Writings.- Chapter Six: Theory and Practice II, 1883-1900.- Chapter Seven: Generations, 1900-1923.- Chapter Eight: Conclusion.- Index
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This book explores the theory and practice of Victorian liberal parenting by focusing on the life and writings of John Morley, one of Britain's premier intellectuals and politicians. Reading Morley's published works-much of which explicitly or implicitly addresses this relationship-with and against other writings of the period, and in the context of formative circumstances in his own life, it explores how living one's life as a liberal extended to parenting. Although Victorian liberalism is currently undergoing reappraisal by scholars in the disciplines of literature and history, only a handful of studies have addressed its implications for intimate personal relations. None have considered the relationship of parent and child. Four of the chapters document how John Morley was parented and how he defined himself as a parent, based on newly available archival materials. Two other chapters analyze his many writings on or concerned with parenting and parenthood.
Autor: Kevin A. Morrison
Kevin A. Morrison is Assistant Professor of English at Syracuse University, USA. He is the author of Victorian Liberalism and Material Culture: Synergies of Thought and Place (2018) and editor of five books, including the forthcoming Walter Besant: The Business of Literature and the Pleasures of Reform.

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Autor: Kevin A. Morrison
ISBN-13:: 9783319728100
ISBN: 3319728105
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.03.2018
Verlag: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Gewicht: 307g
Seiten: 118
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage 2018
Sonstiges: Buch, 218x156x17 mm, Bibliographie