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Danahay, Martin A.

Gender at work in Victorian culture : literature, art and masculinity / Martin A. Danahay.

Aldershot, England ; Ashgate, c2005.
Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2005.
Physical Description:
xi, 180 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Reference Library
PR468.L3 D36 2005 (LC)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-174) and index.
Subject Terms:
Division of labor -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Masculinity in literature.
Men -- Employment -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Men in literature.
Sex role in literature.
Work in literature.
Working class -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Working class in art.
Working class in literature.

  • Victorian work and industry
  • Gendering work in the 1840s
  • Dickens, work and sexuality
  • Ford Madox Brown and the division of labor
  • Perversity at work : Munby and Cullwick
  • John Ruskin, digging
  • Gissing and the demise of the man at work.