Masculinity in Four Victorian Epics

Masculinity in Four Victorian Epics

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Offering provocative readings of Tennyson's Idylls of the King, Barrett Browning's Aurora Leigh, Clough's Amours de Voyage, and Browning's The Ring and the Book, Clinton Machann employs the methods of literary Darwinism to shed light on the important issue of masculinity in the Victorian epic. Machann's central argument is that the drives and tendencies of human nature, as well as a writer's specific historical and cultural context, are important for understanding the Victorian long poem.I want to thank VP editor John Lamb for his permission to use the essay in this way. ... I am pleased to say that Joe visited our campus here at Texas Aaamp;M to deliver a lecture and visit my literature classes in 2003, and he was followed by twoanbsp;...

Title:Masculinity in Four Victorian Epics
Author:Professor Clinton Machann
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2013-04-28


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