Boys at home [electronic resource] : discipline, masculinity, and "the boy-problem" in nineteenth-century American literature / Ken Parille
- Parille, Ken
- Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, c2009.
- 1st ed.
- Physical Description:
- xxvii, 153 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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- Literary critics and "the boy" -- Work and play, pleasure and pedagogy in nineteenth-century boys' novels -- "Desirable and necessary" in "families and schools" : boy-nature and physical discipline -- "The medicine of sympathy" : mothers, sons, and affective pedagogy in antebellum America -- "Wake up, and be a man" : Little women, shame, and the ethic of submission -- "What our boys are reading" : Lydia Sigourney, Francis Forrester, and boyhood literacy -- Coda : "real boys" of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries : educators, academics, and sociologists on boyhood.
- 9781572336773 (acid-free paper)
1572336773 (acid-free paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (p. -138) and index.
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