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Masculinities in British Adventure Fiction, 1880-1915

Masculinities in British Adventure Fiction, 1880-1915( )
Author: Kestner, Joseph A.
ISBN:978-1-317-09996-3
Publication Date:May 2016
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $59.95
Book Description:

Making use of recent masculinity theories, Joseph A. Kestner sheds new light on Victorian and Edwardian adventure fiction. Beginning with works published in the 1880s, when writers like H. Rider Haggard took inspiration from the First Boer War and the Zulu War, Kestner engages tales involving initiation and rites of passage, experiences with the non-Western Other, colonial contexts, and sexual encounters. Canonical authors such as R.L. Stevenson, Rudyard Kipling, Joseph Conrad, and...
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