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Restless Men: Masculinity and Robinson Crusoe, 1788-1840 Karen Downing

Restless Men: Masculinity and Robinson Crusoe, 1788-1840

Karen Downing

Published August 18th 2014
ISBN : 9781322047881
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Robinson Crusoes call to adventure and do-it-yourself settlement resonated with British explorers. In tracing the links in a discursive chain through which a particular male subjectivity was forged, Karen Downing reveals how such men took theirMoreRobinson Crusoes call to adventure and do-it-yourself settlement resonated with British explorers. In tracing the links in a discursive chain through which a particular male subjectivity was forged, Karen Downing reveals how such men took their tensions with them to Australia, so that the colonies never were a solution to restless mens anxieties.