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Arthur Sidgwick's Greek prose composition: gender, affect, and sociability in the late-Victorian university

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The diaries and other papers of the Oxford classics teacher Arthur Sidgwick (1840–1920) show how men like Sidgwick used ancient Greek to demarcate the boundaries of an elite male social, emotional, and educational sphere, and how that sphere became more porous at the turn of the twentieth century through processes such as university coeducation. Progressive dons like Sidgwick stood by women's equality in principle but were troubled by the potential loss of an exceptional environment of intens...

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10.1017/jbr.2016.116

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of British Studies Journal website
Volume:
56
Issue:
1
Pages:
91-116
Publication date:
2017-01-13
Acceptance date:
2016-10-06
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EISSN:
1545-6986
ISSN:
0021-9371
Pubs id:
1186926
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pubs:1186926
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English
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