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Erotic Innocence
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: James Russell Kincaid
Categories: Self-Help
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Duke University Press

Explores the current preoccupation with child molesting and children’s sexuality and the ways that this degree of fascination is itself suspect.
Pleasurable Weight Loss
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Jena la Flamme
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-01 - Publisher: Sounds True

No points. No calorie counting. Just trust pleasure and the wisdom of your body. “The key to losing weight is not about enjoying less,” teaches Jena la Flamme, “it’s about enjoying more.” This revolutionary insight has allowed thousands of Jena’s students to lose weight without boring food plans, arduous rules,
The Queer Child, or Growing Sideways in the Twentieth Century
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Kathryn Bond Stockton
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-01 - Publisher: Duke University Press

Children are thoroughly, shockingly queer, as Kathryn Bond Stockton explains in The Queer Child, where she examines children’s strangeness, even some children’s subliminal “gayness,” in the twentieth century. Estranging, broadening, darkening forms of children emerge as this book illuminates the child queered by innocence, the child queered by color, the
Representations of Childhood in American Modernism
Language: en
Pages: 234
Authors: Michelle H. Phillips
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-31 - Publisher: Springer

This book documents American modernism’s efforts to disenchant adult and child readers alike of the essentialist view of childhood as redemptive, originary, and universal. For James, Barnes, Du Bois, and Stein, the twentieth century’s move to position the child at the center of the self and society raised concerns about
Monstrous Children and Childish Monsters
Language: en
Pages: 278
Authors: Markus P. J. Bohlmann, Sean Moreland
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher: McFarland

"Depictions of children as monsters have held a tremendous fascination for film audiences for decades. Numerous social factors have influenced the popularity and longevity of the monster-child trope. This collection of fresh essays discusses the representation of monstrous children in popular cinema since the 1950s, with a focus on the