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Masculinities in British Adventure Fiction 1880-1915

Masculinities in British Adventure Fiction 1880-1915( )
Author: Kestner, Joseph A.
Publication Date:Mar 2010
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $160.00
Book Description:

Making use of recent masculinity theories, Joseph A. Kestner sheds new light on Victorian and Edwardian adventure fiction. Canonical authors such as R. L. Stevenson, Rudyard Kipling, Joseph Conrad and Olive Schreiner are examined alongside popular writers like A. E. W. Mason, W. H. Hudson, and John Buchan, providing an expansive picture of the crisis of masculinity that pervades adventure texts during the period.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / Politics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.435 x 9.438 x 0.819 Inches
Book Weight:1.257 Pounds

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