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Shackleton, Mark

International Adoption in North American Literature and Culture

Shackleton, Mark - International Adoption in North American Literature and Culture, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Native North America

1. From the Sixties Scoop to Baby Veronica: Transracial Adoption of Indigenous Children in the USA and Canada
Roger L. Nichols

2. Stimulating and Resisting Transborder Indigenous Adoptions in North America in the 1970s
Margaret D. Jacobs

3. “Disastrous Adoption”? Representations of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Disability in Recent Native North American Writing
Mark Shackleton

4. Indigenous Identity, Forced Transracial Removal, and Intergenerational Trauma in Linda Hogan’s Solar Storms and Sherman Alexie’s Indian Killer

Pirjo Ahokas

5. Sugarcoated Prejudice: Adoption and Transethnic Adoption in Forrest Carter’s The Education of Little Tree

Bo Pettersson

Part II. Asia and America

6. Writing and Identity in Jane Jeong Trenka’s Life Narratives
Lena Ahlin

7. The (T)race of Trojan Horses: Transracial Adoption and Adoptive Being in Phan’s We Should Never Meet and Truong’s Bitter in the Mouth

Begoña Simal-González

Part III. Europe and America

8. Mythologizing Transnational and Transracial Adoption in Mona Friis Bertheussen’s Twin Sisters: A World Apart

Alan Shima

9. Stories Matter: Contextualizing the Black German American Adoptee Experience(s)
Rosemarie Peña

10. Girls Interrupted, Business Unbegun, and Precarious Homes: Literary Representations of Transracial Adoption in Contemporary South Asian Diasporic Women’s Fiction
Christine Vogt-William

11. “A daughter three thousand miles off”: Transcultural Adoption in Susan Warner’s The Wide, Wide World

Jane Weiss

12. Cruel Chronologies: Ireland, America, and Transatlantic Adoption in The Lost Child of Philomena Lee and Philomena

John McLeod

Keywords: Literature, North American Literature, Contemporary Literature, Postcolonial/World Literature

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319599427
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-59941-0

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