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Bachelors, Manhood, and the Novel, 1850–1925.

By: Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1999Copyright date: ©1999Description: 1 online resource (297 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780511150005
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Bachelors, Manhood, and the Novel, 1850–1925DDC classification:
  • 820.9352041
LOC classification:
  • PS374.B34 S69 1999
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- CHAPTER 1 Trouble in paradise: bachelors and bourgeois domesticity -- THE TROUBLE WITH BACHELORS: AN HISTORICAL OVERVIEW -- BACHING IT: HOUSING AND THE QUESTION OF BACHELOR DOMESTICITY -- TELLING DREAMS: DONALD GRANT MITCHELL'S REVERIES OF A BACHELOR -- CHAPTER 2 Susceptibility and the single man: the constitution of the bachelor invalid -- UNRELIABILITY, INELIGIBILITY, INVALIDISM: WUTHERING HEIGHTS AND THE BLITHEDALE ROMANCE -- SEEING SICKNESS, CONSUMING CONSCIOUSNESS: THE PORTRAIT OF A LADY -- CHAPTER 3 An artist and a bachelor: Henry James, mastery, and the life of art -- GENDER, GENRE, AND THE AIRPLANE OF FIRST-PERSON NARRATION -- "THE LESSON OF THE MASTER" AND OTHER VICISSITUDES OF THE LITERARY LIFE -- BACHELOR NARRATION IN "THE ASPERN PAPERS" AND "THE FIGURE IN THE CARPET" -- CHAPTER 4 A way of looking on: bachelor narration in Conrad's Under Western Eyes -- NATIONAL LOYALTY, FAITHFUL TRANSLATION, AND BETRAYING NARRATION -- DOUBLE LIVES, SECRET SHARING, AND MARRIAGE PLOTTING -- MASCULINE AFFILIATION, MALE FEMINISM, AND THE BACHELOR'S "WAY OF LOOKING ON" -- VEILED SPECTACLES, MALE FETISHISM, AND THE STANDARD OF THE MEDUSA'S HEAD -- CHAPTER 5 The necessary melancholy of bachelors: melancholy, manhood, and modernist narrative -- THE BACHELOR NARRATOR AND THE "GOOD UNCLE": CHANCE AND LORD JIM -- THE PENDULUM OF THE OTHER MAN: THE GOOD SOLDIER AND THE GREAT GATSBY -- Afterword -- Notes -- INTRODUCTION -- 1 TROUBLE IN PARADISE -- 2 SUSCEPTIBILITY AND THE SINGLE MAN -- 3 "AN ARTIST AND A BACHELOR" -- 4 A WAY OF LOOKING ON -- 5 THE NECESSARY MELANCHOLY OF BACHELORS -- AFTERWORD -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary: A study of the significance of bachelors in English and American modernist and pre-modernist fiction.
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Cover -- Half-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- CHAPTER 1 Trouble in paradise: bachelors and bourgeois domesticity -- THE TROUBLE WITH BACHELORS: AN HISTORICAL OVERVIEW -- BACHING IT: HOUSING AND THE QUESTION OF BACHELOR DOMESTICITY -- TELLING DREAMS: DONALD GRANT MITCHELL'S REVERIES OF A BACHELOR -- CHAPTER 2 Susceptibility and the single man: the constitution of the bachelor invalid -- UNRELIABILITY, INELIGIBILITY, INVALIDISM: WUTHERING HEIGHTS AND THE BLITHEDALE ROMANCE -- SEEING SICKNESS, CONSUMING CONSCIOUSNESS: THE PORTRAIT OF A LADY -- CHAPTER 3 An artist and a bachelor: Henry James, mastery, and the life of art -- GENDER, GENRE, AND THE AIRPLANE OF FIRST-PERSON NARRATION -- "THE LESSON OF THE MASTER" AND OTHER VICISSITUDES OF THE LITERARY LIFE -- BACHELOR NARRATION IN "THE ASPERN PAPERS" AND "THE FIGURE IN THE CARPET" -- CHAPTER 4 A way of looking on: bachelor narration in Conrad's Under Western Eyes -- NATIONAL LOYALTY, FAITHFUL TRANSLATION, AND BETRAYING NARRATION -- DOUBLE LIVES, SECRET SHARING, AND MARRIAGE PLOTTING -- MASCULINE AFFILIATION, MALE FEMINISM, AND THE BACHELOR'S "WAY OF LOOKING ON" -- VEILED SPECTACLES, MALE FETISHISM, AND THE STANDARD OF THE MEDUSA'S HEAD -- CHAPTER 5 The necessary melancholy of bachelors: melancholy, manhood, and modernist narrative -- THE BACHELOR NARRATOR AND THE "GOOD UNCLE": CHANCE AND LORD JIM -- THE PENDULUM OF THE OTHER MAN: THE GOOD SOLDIER AND THE GREAT GATSBY -- Afterword -- Notes -- INTRODUCTION -- 1 TROUBLE IN PARADISE -- 2 SUSCEPTIBILITY AND THE SINGLE MAN -- 3 "AN ARTIST AND A BACHELOR" -- 4 A WAY OF LOOKING ON -- 5 THE NECESSARY MELANCHOLY OF BACHELORS -- AFTERWORD -- Bibliography -- Index.

A study of the significance of bachelors in English and American modernist and pre-modernist fiction.

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