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Challenging maleness : the new woman's attempts to reconstruct the binary code
(University of St Andrews, 2014-10) - Thesis,
This thesis explores the construction of masculinity in novels written by New Women authors between the years 1881-1899. The fin de siècle was a period during which gender roles were renegotiated with fervour by both male ...
Man up : a study of gendered expectations of masculinity at the 'fin de siècle'
(University of St Andrews, 2014-06-16) - Thesis,
The main themes of this thesis are masculinities, fluctuations in socially constructed gender roles at the fin de siècle and how a number of cathartic issues influenced these. The strongest of these issues was the New Woman ...
Music lessons and the construction of womanhood in English fiction, 1870-1914
(University of St Andrews, 2014-06-24) - Thesis,
This thesis explores the gendered symbolism of women’s music lessons in English fiction, 1870-1914. I consider canonical and non-canonical fiction in the context of a wider discourse about music, gender and society. ...