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Figures, faces, and desire: male bodies and manliness

Joanne Begiato

in Manliness in Britain, 1760-1900: Bodies, Emotion, and Material Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526128577
eISBN:
9781526152046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526128584.00007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter reveals how manliness was conveyed through beautiful, virile, male bodies. Such appealing male figures and faces were associated with positive emotions that were coded as both manly and ... More


Burying Lord Uxbridge’s leg: the body of the hero in the early nineteenth century

Julia Banister

in Martial Masculinities: Experiencing and Imagining the Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526135629
eISBN:
9781526150349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526135636.00008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter reveals how manliness was conveyed through beautiful, virile, male bodies. Such appealing male figures and faces were associated with positive emotions that were coded as both manly and ... More


The Power of Paint

Jennifer Van Horn

in Power of Objects in Eighteenth-Century British America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469629568
eISBN:
9781469629582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629568.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Chapter 2 focuses on mid-century Philadelphia’s burgeoning art community through the figure of travelling English portrait painter John Wollaston, who visited the city in 1752 and 1758/9. Wollaston’s ... More


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