British Masculinity in the Gentleman’s Magazine, 1731 to 1815

  • Gillian Williamson

Part of the Genders and Sexualities in History book series (GSX)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Gillian Williamson
    Pages 1-4
  3. Gillian Williamson
    Pages 5-13
  4. Gillian Williamson
    Pages 33-70
  5. Gillian Williamson
    Pages 181-186
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 187-283

About this book


The Gentleman's Magazine was the leading eighteenth-century periodical. By integrating the magazine's history, readers and contents this study shows how 'gentlemanliness' was reshaped to accommodate their social and political ambitions.


Masculinity gender gentleman magazine eighteenth century publishing trade middle class history history of literature

Authors and affiliations

  • Gillian Williamson
    • 1
  1. 1.Independent ScholarUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages History History (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-55512-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-54233-5
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