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Men of letters, writing lives : masculinity and literary auto/biography in the late-Victorian period

Author: Trev Lynn Broughton
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1999.
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Looks at the developments within Victorian auto/biography, asking what can be learned from the limits of male literary authority. Focuses on 2 case studies: Sir Leslie Stephens and James Anthony  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Leslie Stephen; James Anthony Froude; Leslie Stephen, Sir; James Anthony Froude; Leslie Stephen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Trev Lynn Broughton
ISBN: 0415082110 9780415082112 0415082129 9780415082129
OCLC Number: 39605231
Description: x, 213 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Stephen's Stephens --
Introduction: 'Some little employment': letters, Lives and Leslie Stephen. 1. On the wire: Leslie Stephen, Life-writing and the art of forgetting. 2. Missing her: the Leslie Stephens, Anny Ritchie and the sexual politics of genre --
pt. 2. Froude's Carlyles: anatomies of a controversy. 3. Dust-clouds and dissonances: married life as a literary problem. 4. Froude: the 'painful appendix'. 5. 'Revelations on ticklish topics': impotence, biography and Froude-Carlyle.
Responsibility: Trev Lynn Broughton.
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