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Masculinity in four Victorian epics

Clinton Machann

Masculinity in four Victorian epics

a Darwinist reading

by Clinton Machann

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Published by Ashgate Pub. in Farnham, Surrey, England, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Darwin, Charles, -- 1809-1882 -- Influence,
  • Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, -- Baron, -- 1809-1892,
  • Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, -- 1806-1861,
  • Clough, Arthur Hugh, -- 1819-1861,
  • Browning, Robert, -- 1812-1889,
  • Darwin, Charles, -- 1809-1882 -- Influence,
  • English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Masculinity in literature,
  • Narrative poetry, English -- History and criticism,
  • Social Darwinism in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Clinton Machann.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR508.M35 M33 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23713093M
    ISBN 109780754666875
    LC Control Number2009036617
    OCLC/WorldCa436387184

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