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The Victorian Novel and Masculinity

  • Phillip Mallett

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

Literature Victorian literature gender studies masculinity the novel literary criticism Charles Dickens essay fiction Great Britain novel Percy Bysshe Shelley Thomas Hardy Victorian era

Editors and affiliations

  • Phillip Mallett
    • 1
  1. 1.University of St AndrewsUK

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