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The Resource A room of his own : a literary-cultural study of Victorian clubland, Barbara Black, (electronic resource)

A room of his own : a literary-cultural study of Victorian clubland, Barbara Black, (electronic resource)

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A room of his own : a literary-cultural study of Victorian clubland
Title
A room of his own
Title remainder
a literary-cultural study of Victorian clubland
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Black
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In nineteenth-century London, a clubbable man was a fortunate man, indeed. The Reform, the Athenaeum, the Travellers, the Carlton, the United Service are just a few of the gentlemen's clubs that formed the exclusive preserve known as "clubland" in Victorian London-the City of Clubs that arose during the Golden Age of Clubs. Why were these associations for men only such a powerful emergent institution in nineteenth-century London? Distinctly British, how did these single-sex clubs help fashion men, foster a culture of manliness, and assist in the project of nation building? What can elite mal
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1962-
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Black, Barbara J.
Dewey number
820.9/008
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • English literature
  • Literature and society
  • Clubs
  • Men
  • London (England)
Label
A room of his own : a literary-cultural study of Victorian clubland, Barbara Black, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: The man in the club window -- A night at the club -- Conduct befitting a gentleman: mid-Victorian clubdom and the novel -- Clubland's special correspondents -- Membership has its privileges: the imperial clubman at home and away -- The pleasure of your company in late-Victorian Pall Mall -- A world of men: an elegy for clubbability -- Epilogue: A room of her own
Control code
ocn823040716
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821444351
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)823040716
Label
A room of his own : a literary-cultural study of Victorian clubland, Barbara Black, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: The man in the club window -- A night at the club -- Conduct befitting a gentleman: mid-Victorian clubdom and the novel -- Clubland's special correspondents -- Membership has its privileges: the imperial clubman at home and away -- The pleasure of your company in late-Victorian Pall Mall -- A world of men: an elegy for clubbability -- Epilogue: A room of her own
Control code
ocn823040716
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821444351
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)823040716

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