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New men in Trollope's novels [electronic resource] : rewriting the Victorian male / Margaret Markwick.

By: Markwick, Margaret, 1945-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Nineteenth century (Aldershot, England): Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2007Description: 1 online resource (216 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780754686835 (electronic bk.); 0754686833 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Trollope, Anthony, 1815-1882 -- Criticism and interpretation | Men in literature | Masculinity in literature | Trollope, Anthony | LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, WelshGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: New men in Trollope's novels.DDC classification: 823/.8 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Trollope past and present -- The making of Victorian manliness -- Men in fiction -- Telling masculinities -- The Preux Chevalier: ' sans peur et sand reproche' -- From birth to man's estate -- Sex and the single man -- Husbands, fathers, sons -- Smoking rooms: bawdy jokes.
Summary: New Men in Trollope's Novels challenges the popular construction of Victorian men as patriarchal despots and suggests that hands-on fatherhood may have been a nineteenth-century norm. Markwick's immensely knowledgeable, original, and witty book gives us a Trollope whose independent views on child-rearing education, courtship, marriage, parenthood, and gay men anticipate the 'new' man of the 1990s by more than a hundred years.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-210) and index.

Trollope past and present -- The making of Victorian manliness -- Men in fiction -- Telling masculinities -- The Preux Chevalier: ' sans peur et sand reproche' -- From birth to man's estate -- Sex and the single man -- Husbands, fathers, sons -- Smoking rooms: bawdy jokes.

New Men in Trollope's Novels challenges the popular construction of Victorian men as patriarchal despots and suggests that hands-on fatherhood may have been a nineteenth-century norm. Markwick's immensely knowledgeable, original, and witty book gives us a Trollope whose independent views on child-rearing education, courtship, marriage, parenthood, and gay men anticipate the 'new' man of the 1990s by more than a hundred years.

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