Imagining Soldiers and Fathers in the Mid-Victorian Era: Charlotte Yonge's Models of Manliness

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2010 - Literary Criticism - 239 pages
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Beginning with the premise that women's perceptions of manliness are crucial to its construction, Susan Walton focuses on the life and writings of Charlotte Yonge as a prism for understanding the formulation of masculinities in the Victorian period.
 

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Contents

Happy Warriors? Military Matters in the 1850s
23
Shaping Brothers and Sons into Soldiers I
51
Shaping Brothers and Sons into Soldiers II
71
The Fatherland of Parish and Community
97
The Fatherlands of Henrietta s Wish and Hopes and Fears
121
Missionary Men as Christian Knights
141
The Heirs of The Heir of Redclyffe in the South Pacific
163
Charlotte Yonges Historical Heroes
181
Bibliography
201
Index
233
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Susan Walton is the parent of a child with autism and a set of twins. After a 15-year career in magazine and book publishing, she began a new career as a parent and advocate to the special needs community in Northern California.

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