TITLE

"Unblessed by Offspring": Fertility and the Aristocratic Male in Reynolds's The Mysteries of the Court of London

AUTHOR(S)
Boucher, Abigail
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Nineteenth Century Gender Studies;Summer2013, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
A literary criticism of the book "The Mysteries of the Court of London" by George William MacArthur Reynolds is presented. It outlines the lives of the aristocracy in the politics. It examines both immorality and ill health of male Victorians though no medical justification from the Victorian physicians. It features three characters within the argument about aristocratic fertility and gender polarity which include Lord Florimel, the Earl of Desborough and the Prince Regent.
ACCESSION #
96951811

 

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