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Author Haley, Bruce, 1933-

Title The healthy body and Victorian culture / Bruce Haley.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1978.


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  820.9 H137    Check Shelf
Description 296 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. 1. Sound body, sound mind: Introduction: Victorian health -- Mens sana in corpore sano: Victorian psychophysiology -- The thoroughly healthy mind: Victorian criticism -- Obeying the laws of life: Carlyle and Spencer -- Types of healthy Christianity: Newman and Kingsley -- pt. 2. The healthy man: The new era: Victorian sport and training -- Growing up healthy: images of boyhood -- Anarchy and physical culture -- Two staunch walkers: Tom Thurnall and Tom Tulliver -- The true gentleman and the washed rough in broadcloth -- The athlete as barbarian: Richard Feverel and Willoughby Patterne.
Subject English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Health in literature.
Physical education and training in literature.
Public health -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Physical education and training -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Literature, Modern.
Physical Fitness.
Psychophysiology -- history.
ISBN 0674386108
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