Publisher description for Masculinity and the English working class : studies in Victorian autobiography and fiction / by Ying S. Lee.

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This book analyzes Victorian working-class masculinity through the dual lenses of autobiography and fiction, examining the ways in which the literary marketplace helped to shape popular notions of gender, class and subjectivity.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
English prose literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Working class in literature.
Masculinity in literature.
Autobiographical fiction, English -- History and criticism.
Working class writings, English -- History and criticism.
Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography.