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