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Men of Feeling

Men of Feeling

(p.55) Chapter Three Men of Feeling
Oscar Wilde Prefigured
Dominic Janes
University of Chicago Press

By the 1770s a symbiotic relationship had developed between satirical depictions of excess and personal attempts to use fashion to express or conceal various aspects of personal taste. This phenomenon is explored through a case-study, in chapter 3, of Sir Brooke Boothby and the image of the ‘man of feeling’ in relation to the performance and depiction of sensibility.

Keywords:   sensibility, Brooke Boothby, man of feeling

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