Jolly Fellows: Male Milieus in Nineteenth-Century America

Jolly Fellows: Male Milieus in Nineteenth-Century America
    Jolly Fellows: Male Milieus in Nineteenth-Century America Pennsylvania oil fields, arguing that such places had an important influence on American society and culture Stott recounts how the cattle and mining towns of the American West emerged as centers of resistance to Victorian propriety It was here that unrestrained male behavior lasted the longest, before being replaced with a new convention that equated manliness with sobriety and self controlEven as the number of jolly fellows dwindled, jolly themes flowed into American popular culture through minstrelsy, dime novels, and comic strips Jolly Fellows proposes a new interpretation of nineteenth century American culture and society and will inform future work on masculinity during this period."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 384
  • Jolly Fellows: Male Milieus in Nineteenth-Century America
  • Richard Stott
  • English
  • 13 April 2019
  • 080189137X

About the Author: Richard Stott

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