Masculine desire : the sexual politics of Victorian aestheticism (Book, 1990) [WorldCat.org]
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Masculine desire : the sexual politics of Victorian aestheticism

Author: Richard Dellamora
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning with Tennyson's 'In Memoriam' and continuing by way of Hopkins and Swinburne to the novels of Oscar Wilde and Thomas Hardy, Richard Dellamora draws on journals, letters, censored texts and pornography to examine the cultural construction of masculinity in Victorian literature.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dellamora, Richard.
Masculine desire.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1990
(OCoLC)644677819
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Dellamora
ISBN: 0807818828 9780807818824 0807842672 9780807842676
OCLC Number: 20168792
Description: ix, 276 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : Masculine desire and the question of the subject --
ch. 1. Tennyson, the apostles, and In memoriam --
ch. 2. "Spousal love" in the poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins --
ch. 3. Pater at Oxford in 1864 : old mortality and "Diaphaneitè" --
ch. 4. Poetic perversities of A.C. Swinburne --
Excursus : Hopkins, Swinburne, and the Whitmanian signifier --
ch. 5. Arnold, Winckelmann, and Pater --
ch. 6. John Ruskin and the character of male genius --
ch. 7. Leonardo, Medusa, and the wish to be woman --
ch. 8. "The new chivalry" and Oxford politics --
ch. 9. Theorizing homophobia : analysis of myth in Pater --
ch. 10. Homosexual scandal and compulsory heterosexuality in the 1890s --
Afterword : The subject of sexual (in)difference.
Responsibility: by Richard Dellamora.

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