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Author Zunshine, Lisa.

Title Bastards and foundlings : illegitimacy in eighteenth-century England / Lisa Zunshine.

Imprint Columbus : Ohio State University Press, c2005.

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 Moore Stacks  PR448.I49 Z86 2005    Available  ---
Description xi, 228 p. ; 24 cm.
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.
Subject English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Illegitimacy in literature.
Illegitimate children -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Illegitimacy -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Illegitimate children in literature.
Parent and child in literature.
Foundlings in literature.
Adultery in literature.
ISBN 0814209955 (alk. paper)
0814290736 (cd-rom)