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Manliness and the male novelist in Victorian literature

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Hampshire, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English fiction -- Male authors -- History and criticism.,
  • English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Masculinity in literature.,
  • Men in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [122]-130) and index.

    StatementAndrew Dowling.
    SeriesThe nineteenth century series, Nineteenth century (Aldershot, England)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR878.M45 D69 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 139 p. :
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3946841M
    ISBN 100754603806
    LC Control Number2001033364


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Manliness and the Male Novelist in Victorian Literature book. By Andrew Dowling. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 2 March Pub. location London. Imprint by: Dowling goes on to examine the fear of effeminacy facing Victorian literary men and the strategies used to combat these fears by the nineteenth-century male novelist.

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While the Romantic period was a time of abstract expression and. The Measure of Manliness is among the first books to focus on representations of disability in Victorian literature, showing that far from being marginalized or pathologized, disability was central to the narrative form of the mid-century novel.

The blue book of fiction; a list of novels worth reading chosen from many literatures, (Cincinnati, The Globe-Wernicke co., [c]), by Hamilton Wright Mabie (page images at HathiTrust) The delicious vice.

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A novelist is an author or writer of novels, though often novelists also write in other genres of both fiction and novelists are professional novelists, thus make a living writing novels and other fiction, while others aspire to support themselves in this way or write as an novelists struggle to have their debut novel published, but once published they often.

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Rowling, who have written under male pseudonyms, and discussed their. Featuring one of literature’s great characters in the self-satisfied, well-intentioned, misguided Emma Woodhouse, Austen’s novel continues to be repurposed in the modern age (it was the basis for the film Clueless, after all) owing to its timeless themes of class, romance, and self-awareness.

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Victorian literature Herbert F. Tucker: A Companion to Victorian Literature and Culture While in the preceding Romantic period poetry had been the dominant genre, it was the novel that was most important in the Victorian period.

Charles Dickens () dominated the first part of Victoria's reign: his first novel, Pickwick Papers, was. Karen Bourrier's The Measure of Manliness: Disability and Masculinity in the Mid-Victorian Novel () explores a range of sympathetic and sometimes sentimental relationships between men to make the surprising argument that disability played a role in forming Victorian ideals of manliness.

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