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Engaging essays on the theme of adoption as seen in literary works and in writings by adoptees, adoptive parents, and adoption activists

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 Imagining Adoption looks at representations of adoption in an array of literary genres by diverse authors including George Eliot, Edward Albee, and Barbara Kingsolver as well as ordinary adoptive mothers and adoptee activists, exploring what these writings share and what they debate.Marianne Novy is Professor of English and Women's Studies, University of Pittsburgh.