The Victorian Novel And Masculinity by P. MallettThe Victorian Novel And Masculinity by P. Mallett

The Victorian Novel And Masculinity

byP. Mallett

Hardcover | January 26, 2015

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What did it mean, in the rapidly changing world of Victorian England, to 'be a man'? In essays written specially for this volume, nine distinguished scholars from Britain and the USA show how Victorian novelists from the Brontës to Conrad sought to discover what made men, what broke them, and what restored them.
Sara Lodge, University of St Andrews, UK Chris Louttit, Radboud University, Netherlands Natalie McKnight, Boston University, USA Shelley Trower, University of Roehampton, UK Richard Nemesvari, St Francis Xavier University, Canada Jane Thomas, University of Hull, UK Phillip Mallett, University of St Andrews, UK Emma Sutton, University o...
Title:The Victorian Novel And MasculinityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:217 pagesPublished:January 26, 2015Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230272320

ISBN - 13:9780230272323

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Table of Contents

Preface Notes on the contributors 1. Masculinity, Power and Play in the Work of the Brontës; Sara Lodge 2. Working-Class Masculinity and the Victorian Novel; Chris Louttit 3. Dickens and Masculinity: the Necessity of the Nurturing Male; Natalie McKnight 4. Tomboys and Girly Boys in George Eliot's Early Fiction; Shelley Trower 5. Manful Assertions: Affect, Domesticity and Class Status Anxiety in East Lynne and Aurora Floyd; Richard Nemesvari 6. Growing up to be a man: Thomas Hardy and Masculinity; Jane Thomas 7. Masculinity, Imperialism and the Novel; Phillip Mallett 8. Aestheticism, Resistance and the Realist Novel: Marius and Masculinity; Emma Sutton 9. Conrad's Theatre of Masculinities; Linda M. Shires Index