Volume 38, Issue 3-4, September/December 2012

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Childhood and Its Discontents

Guest Editor: Nat Hurley

Childhood and Its Discontents: An Introduction

pp. 1-24
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Threatening Children

The Counterfeit Child

pp. 25-44
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Time Bomb: Youth, Health, and Lifestyle in the Aftermath of the Childhood Obesity “Epidemic”

pp. 45-62
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The Queer Child 3.0

The Pistol in the Suitcase: Motive, Temporality, Queer Youth Suicide

pp. 63-81
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On Children’s Literature and the (Im)Possibility of It Gets Better

pp. 83-104
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Dead Boys and Adolescent Girls: Unjoining the Bildungsroman in Carson McCullers’s The Member of the Wedding and Toni Morrison’s Sula

pp. 105-128
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Telling Tales Out of Childhood: Artist’s Statement

pp. 129-138
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Messy Material Childhoods

Lucy Larcom and the Poetics of Child Labour

pp. 139-160
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The Shadow of the Object in Peter Pan

pp. 161-188
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Childhood in Action: A Study of Natality’s Relationship to Societal Change in Never Let Me Go

pp. 189-205
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Liars and Cheats: Crossing the Lines of Childhood, Adulthood, and Morality in Ender’s Game

pp. 207-225
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Global Children

Postnational Coming of Age in Contemporary Anglo-Canadian Fiction

pp. 227-253
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Breaking the Narrative Ties that Bind in Shyam Selvadurai’s Funny Boy

pp. 255-275
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Indigenous Childhoods

“For the child taken, for the parent left behind”: Residential School Narratives as Acts of “Survivance”

pp. 277-297
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Transparency, Spectatorship, Accountability: Indigenous Families in Settler-State “Postdemocracies”

pp. 299-330
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