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Imperial Heroes

The Voyage of the Fox in the Arctic Seas, Francis McClintock, 1859

In Darkest Africa, Henry Morton Stanley, 1890

Also, have a look at: Mungo Park in Sudan; Bruce in Abyssinia; Burton and Speke at the Great Lakes; David Livingstone in Central Africa

'Geography and some explorers’, Joseph Conrad

Unspeakables of the Oscar Wilde sort

The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon I: the Report of our Secret CommissionW. T. Stead (The Pall Mall Gazette, July 6, 1885)

‘The Decadent Movement in Literature’, Arthur Symons

Empire and Sexuality, Ronald Hyam, 1990

An Emigrant and a Gentleman: Imperial Masculinity, British Magazines, and the Colony That Got Away, Anne M Windholz

Toxic Masculinity

4chan: The Skeleton Key To The Rise Of Trump, Dale Beran, 2017

Akenside Syndrome: Scratching the Surface of Geordie Identity, Joe Sharkey, 2014

A Natural, Ross Raisin

On Men: Masculinity in Crisis, A Clare, 2002

Terrorist Masculinities: Political Masculinity between Fiction, Facts, and Their Mediation, Rainer Emig, 2018

Masculinity in Conflict

Death of a Hero, Richard Aldington, 1929

Men of War: Masculinity and the First World War in Britain, J. Meyer, 2008

Warrior Nation, Michael Paris, 2001

Behind the Lines: Gender and the Two World Wars, ed. M. Higgonet et al., 1987

Manful Assertions: Masculinities in Britain since 1800, ed. M. Roper and J. Tosh (London, 1991)

‘Re-remembering the soldier hero: the composure and re-composure of masculinity in memories of the Great War’, M. Roper, History Workshop Journal, 50 (2000), 181–205

Masculinity in Politics and War: Rewritings of Modern History, ed. S. Dudink, K. Hagermann and J. Tosh, 2004

‘Between manliness and masculinity: the ‘war generation’ and the psychology of fear in Britain, 1914–1970’, M. Roper, Journal of British Studies, 44, 2 (2005), 343–63

'Between the psyche and the social: masculinity, subjectivity and the First World War veteran', M. Roper, Journal of Men's Studies, 15, 3 (2007)

From Chivalry to Terrorism: War and the Changing Nature of Masculinity, Leo Braudy, 2003

War of Nerves, Ben Shephard, 2000 

Hysterical Men, Paul Lerner, 2003

Forgotten Lunatics of the Great War, Peter Barham, 2004

Shell Shock to PTSD, Edgar Jones and Simon Wessely, 2005

Broken Men: shell shock, treatment and recovery in Britain, 1914-1930, Fiona Reid, 2010

A War Imagined: the First World War and English Culture, Samuel Hynes, 1992

Misc. online articles and websites

Psychology of Men and Masculinities, Journal

'The search for my inner ‘hero’: a modern masculinity retreat', Tim Lott, 2018

'Men or Mice', Ross Raisin

Ideological masculinity’ that drives violence against women is a form of violent extremism', Joshua Roose, 2018

The Guardian's series on Modern Masculinity

Creative Literature

The Regeneration Trilogy by Pat Barker, 1991 - 1995


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