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The stereotype of the Victorian man as a flinty, sexually repressed patriarch belies the remarkably wide variety of male behaviors and conceptions of manhood during the mid- to late- nineteenth century. A complex pattern of alternative and even competing behaviors and attitudes emerges in this important collection of essays that points toward a "gendered history" of men.
Constructions of Masculinity from Boyhood to Adulthood
Boy Culture: Middle-Class Boyhood in Nineteenth Century American
Middle-Class Men and the Solace of Fraternal Ritual
The Madness of Separate Spheres: Insanity and Masculinity in Victorian Alabama
The Son of Man and God the Father: The Social Gospel and Victorian Masculinity
Constructions of Masculinity in Friendship and Marriage
Abolitionists and the ""Language of Fraternal
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ISBN: 9780226093659 ISBN-10: 0226093654 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 288 Published: 1st September 1990 Publisher: The University of Chicago Press Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Number: 2