A Complete Identity: The Youthful Hero in the Work of G. A. Henty and George MacDonald

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This book offers an examination of the hero figure in the work of G. A. Henty (1832-1902) and George MacDonald (1824-1905) and a reassessment of oppositional critiques of their writing. It demonstrates the complementary characteristics of the hero figure which construct a complete identity commensurate with the Victorian ideal hero. The relationship between the expansion of the British Empire and youthful heroism is established through investigation of the Victorian political, social, and religious milieu, the construct of ...

A Complete Identity: The Youthful Hero in the Work of G. A. Henty and George MacDonald 2014, Pickwick Publications

ISBN-13: 9781625642387

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