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Christopher Parkes


Book-Length Study (1)

Parkes, Christopher. Children’s Literature and Capitalism: Fictions of Social Mobility in Britain, 1850–1914. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2010. Critical Approaches to Children’s Literature. See esp. “The Female Life History and the Labour Market: Anne of Green Gables and Anne’s House of Dreams.”

Book Chapter (1)

Parkes, Christopher. “Anne Is Angry: Female Beauty and the Transformative Power of Cruelty in L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables.” In Cruel Children in Popular Texts and Cultures, edited by Monica Flegel and Christopher Parkes, 61–77. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.