TITLE

Fetishizing the Flunkey: Thackeray and the Uses of Deviance

AUTHOR(S)
Mccuskey, Brian
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Summer99, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p384
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
Provides an alternative to the dominant model of reading Victorian fiction as an open secret for homosexuality and to discover what ways the representation of deviance might be useful for a writer. Discussion on the fetishizing of male servants in the novel `History of Pendennis,' by William Thackeray; How the obsession of the author with figures and accessories of male servants complicated the issue of male sexuality.
ACCESSION #
3259643

 

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