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By Barbara Black. Black deftly reveals how every club is a statement of both exclusion and inclusion; it needs its outsiders to help to define those whom it chooses to let in. She builds a persuasive case for the iconic status of clubs in Victorian literature, drawing on a range of contemporary printed sources, and paying particular attention to the prevalence of clubs in novels.

Many novelists chronicling Clubland were also club members and Black effectively connects the real-life club experiences of such writers as Dickens, Galsworthy, Thackeray, Trollope, and Wilde; she highlights their overlapping journalistic, social and London clubland photos worlds, while teasing out the broader context of Victorian society.

According to Professor Black, clubs functioned as heterotopic spaces that were simultaneously apart from and part of the social fabric that constituted them. This is a beautifully conceived, thoroughly researched, and deftly argued book that expands our awareness of the homosocial associations out of which personal and national identities were forged in the nineteenth century and persist, with modifications and adjustments, even London clubland photos.

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In nineteenth-century London, a clubbable man was a fortunate man, indeed. Why were these associations for men only such a powerful emergent institution in nineteenth-century London?

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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 male affiliative culture tell us about nineteenth-century Britishness?

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A Room of His Own sheds light on the mysterious ways of male associational culture as it examines such topics as fraternity, sophistication, nostalgia, social capital, celebrity, gossip, London clubland photos male professionalism. The trespass of French socialist Flora Tristan, who cross-dressed her way into the clubs of Pall Mall, provides a brief interlude. Our present-day culture of connectivity owes much to nineteenth-century sociability and Victorian networks; clubland reveals to us our own enduring desire to belong, to construct imagined communities, and to affiliate with like-minded comrades.

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Permission to reprint Permission to photocopy or include in a course pack via Copyright Clearance Center. Click or tap on a subject heading to up to be notified when new related books come out. Rights: World. Release date: April s Rights: World. Electronic Release date: April Rights: World. Thorough research London clubland photos with well-selected anecdotes and a jargon-free style makes this volume a delightful read. An interesting and useful book. That she does so in prose that is itself sociable—often witty and always appealing—is an added pleasure. Always renowned—if not notorious—for his fashionable persona, Wilde courted celebrity at an early age.

Later, he came to prominence as one of the most talented essayists and fiction writers of his time.

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The English middle class in the late nineteenth century enjoyed an increase in the availability and variety of material goods. With that, the visual markers of class membership and manly behavior underwent a radical change.

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Gruel and truffles, wine and gin, opium and cocaine. Making a Man: Gentlemanly Appetites in the Nineteenth-Century British Novel addresses the role of food, drink, and drugs in the conspicuously consuming nineteenth century in order to explore the question of what makes a man of a certain class in novels of the period.

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