“I fear I have the heart of a boy”: Age consciousness and age difference in George Meredith’s 'The gentleman of fifty and the damsel of nineteen'

Crossley, Alice (2018) “I fear I have the heart of a boy”: Age consciousness and age difference in George Meredith’s 'The gentleman of fifty and the damsel of nineteen'. Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies, 13 (2). ISSN 1556-7524

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Abstract

This article examines the treatment and a discussion of age and its impact on gender identity in a short fragment by George Meredith, "The Gentleman of Fifty and the Damsel of Nineteen".

Additional Information:Nineteenth Century Gender Studies Special Issue, Summer 2017
Keywords:Age studies, aging, gender, George Meredith, Victorian, fiction, sexuality, nineteenth-century literature
Subjects:Q Linguistics, Classics and related subjects > Q323 English Literature by topic
Q Linguistics, Classics and related subjects > Q320 English Literature
Q Linguistics, Classics and related subjects > Q322 English Literature by author
Q Linguistics, Classics and related subjects > Q321 English Literature by period
Divisions:College of Arts > School of English & Journalism > School of English & Journalism (English)
ID Code:28623
Deposited On:01 Sep 2017 08:46

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