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Published: 04 December 2018

258 Pages | 9 black-and-white illustrations


ISBN: 9780198833031

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Ancient Rome and Victorian Masculinity

Laura Eastlake

Classical Presences

  • Offers the first book-length study of the impact of receptions of Rome on nineteenth-century 'styles' of masculinity
  • Adopts an interdisciplinary perspective, exploring Victorian notions of masculinity in a range of different contexts, from educational to political, through literature, art, popular culture, and theatre
  • Supplements detailed discussion with illustrations drawn from nineteenth-century paintings, photography, sculpture, and periodicals