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Women constructing men : female novelists and their male characters, 1750-2000 / edited by Sarah S.G. Frantz and Katharina Rennhak
Lanham : Lexington Books, c2010
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 4th Floor  PR111 .W645 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism
American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism
Characters and characteristics in literature
Men in literature
Masculinity in literature
Physical Description vi, 273 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-265) and index
Contents Female novelists and their male characters, 1750-2000: an introduction / Sarah S.G. Frantz and Katharina Rennhak -- Happy men?: mid-eighteenth-century women writers and ideal masculinity / Shawn Lisa Maurer -- Male privilege in Frances Burney's The wanderer / George E. Haggerty -- The medium makes the man: Anne Plumptre's Something new and The history of myself and my friend / Katharina Rennhak -- "Too much in the common novel style": reforming masculinities in Jane Austen's Sense and sensibility / Sarah Ailwood -- Constructing masculine narrative: Charlotte Brontë's The professor / Sara Pearson -- The lifted veil: George Eliot's experiment with first-person narrative / Frederick Burwick -- Assimilating the "pretty youngster": George Eliot's eroticized men on the borderlines of morality, religion, race, and nation / Rainer Emig -- "His spirituality or his manliness": Elizabeth Stuart Phelps's (re)constructions of Christian masculinity / Roxanne Harde -- The differential construction of masculinity in the writings of Virginia Woolf / Virginia Richter -- Knitting paradise lost: masculinity and domesticity in the novels of Carol Shields / Ellen McWilliams -- Looking (im)properly: women objectifying men's bodies in contemporary Australian women's fiction / Katherine Bode -- Unmaking the self-made man: Louise Erdrich's fictional exploration of masculinity / Angela Laflen -- "I've tried my entire life to be a good man": Suzanne Brockmann's Sam Starrett, ideal romance hero / Sarah S.G. Frantz
Alternate Author Frantz, Sarah S. G
Rennhak, Katharina

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