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Kawabata & Recovered English Masculine Identity in "A Little Princess".
Paper responds to study of Frances Hodgson Burnett's "A Little Princess" that stresses theory of gender and the body; male identity recovered by assuming guardianship of a late friend's orphan daughter; student argues that his is more an expression ...
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Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (English)


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Paper responds to study of Frances Hodgson Burnett's "A Little Princess" that stresses theory of gender and the body; male identity recovered by assuming guardianship of a late friend's orphan daughter; student argues that his is more an expression of British Victorian mores to do with honour and duty; context of British India explained and the practice of taking children to England for education towards families separated over years; there Were children like Sara Crewe never to see their parents again.

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Kawabata & `Recovered English Masculine Identity' in Frances Hodgson Burnett's A Little Princess. Introduction Ariko Kawabata is one of many scholars of Children's Literature who takes interest in the Victorian era or topics of the British Empire that involve India. Frances Hodgson Burnett's A Little Princess was published in 1905, after serialized stories of Sara Crewe had appeared in the American St. Nicholas magazine. Sara Crewe, like generations of British children born in India was taken by her father to England for her care and education. Upon her father's death abroad Sara was taken into service, no further

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