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X marks the spot : women writers map the Empire for British children, 1790-1895 / Megan A. Norcia.

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Subject: English literature > Women authors > History and criticism.
Children > Books and reading > Great Britain > History > 19th century.
Women and literature > Great Britain > History > 19th century.
Children's literature, English > History and criticism.
Didactic literature, English > History and criticism.
Geography in literature.
National characteristics, British, in literature.
Imperialism in literature.
Sex role in literature.

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  • ISBN: 9780821443538 (e-book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (273 pages)
  • Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, [2010]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-254) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: mapping imperial hierarchies and ruling the world -- The dysfunctional "family of man": Mary Anne Venning and Barbara Hofland classify human races in pre-darwinian primers -- Place settings at the imperial dinner party: hierarchies of consumption in the works of Favell Lee Mortimer, Sarah Lee, and Priscilla Wakefield -- Terra incognita: the gendering of geographic experience in the works of Barbara Hofland, Priscilla Wakefield, Mary H.C. Legh, Lucy Wilson, Mrs. E. Burrows, and Maria Hack -- "Prisoners in its spatial matrix"? resisting imperial geography in thirdspace -- Conclusion: contextualizing archival recovery.
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