A Room of His Own: A Literary-Cultural Study of Victorian Clubland

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In nineteenth-century London, a clubbable man was a fortunate man, indeed. The Reform, the Athenaeum, the Travellers, the Carlton, the United Service are just a few of the gentlemen's clubs that formed the exclusive preserve known as \u201cclubland\u201d in Victorian London-the City of Clubs that arose during the Golden Age of Clubs. Why were these associations for men only such a powerful emergent institution in nineteenth-century London? Distinctly British, how did these single-sex clubs help fashion men, foster a culture ...

A Room of His Own: A Literary-Cultural Study of Victorian Clubland 2014, Ohio University Press, Ohio

ISBN-13: 9780821420942

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A Room of His Own: A Literary-Cultural Study of Victorian Clubland 2013, Ohio University Press, Ohio

ISBN-13: 9780821420164

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