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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
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing Company
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $124.95
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.

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