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Meanings for Manhood : Constructions of Masculinity in Victorian America - Mark C. Carnes

Meanings for Manhood

Constructions of Masculinity in Victorian America

By: Mark C. Carnes (Editor), Clyde Griffen (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st September 1990
ISBN: 9780226093659
Number Of Pages: 288

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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: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
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  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Number: 2