Drawing on trauma and reminiscence reviews and theories of authorship and readership, Contesting Childhood deals observation at the triumphs, trials, and tribulations that experience formed this style. Douglas examines the content material of the narratives and the boundaries in their representations, in addition to a number of the ways that autobiographies of minor became politically vital and influential. This learn permits readers to find how tales configure formative years inside cultural reminiscence and the general public sphere.
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