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Little House, Long Shadow

Laura Ingalls Wilder's Impact on American Culture

Little House, Long Shadow( )
Author: Fellman, Anita Clair
Publication Date:May 2008
Publisher:University of Missouri Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $40.00
Book Description:

Fellman shows that Laura Ingalls Wilder's magical Little House series contained a covert political message that made many readers comfortable with the resurgence of conservatism. Because both Wilder and her daughter, Rose Wilder Lane, opposed the New Deal programs being implemented as they wrote, their books use family history as an argument against the state's protection of individuals from economic uncertainty, emphasizing the Ingalls family's isolation and resilience in...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / Politics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.13 x 9.25 x 1.2 Inches
Book Weight:1.52 Pounds

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