The Mighty Scot: Nation, Gender, and the Nineteenth-Century Mystique of Scottish Masculinity
Turning a spotlight on the Victorian love affair with Scotland, The Mighty Scot examines influential representations of Scottishness in literature, art, and hunting memoirs, and explores how Scotland came to be seen as a wellspring of fierce primal masculinity. Maureen M. Martin analyzes portrayals of Scottish masculinity over the course of the nineteenth century and looks at how the mystique of Scottish masculinity arose, the role it played in conceptions of English national identity, and its impact on Scotsí attempts to construct a national identity of their own. This engaging book argues that the intricately woven concerns of nationality and masculinity are at the heart of the problematic meanings of Scotland, England, and manliness in nineteenth-century Britain.
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Nation Gender and theNineteenthCentury Mystique of Scottish Masculinity
1 The Jacobitethe Marriage Plot and the End of Scottish History
Stalking Manhood in theHighland Deer Forest
Kidnapped and the Dilemma of Lowland Manhood
The Master of Ballantrae and the Telling of the National Tale
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