review Manhood Lost: Fallen Drunkards and Redeeming Women in the Nineteenth-Century United States (New Studies in American Intellectual and Cultural History)
Manhood Lost: Fallen Drunkards and Redeeming Women in the Nineteenth-Century United States (New Studies in American Intellectual and Cultural History) review ä 104 ✓ In fiction drama poems and pamphlets nineteenth cenOn environmental influences as root causes of drunkenness poverty and moral corruption thus inadvertently opening the door to state intervention in the form of ProhibitionParsons also identifies the emergence of a complementary narrative of female invasion womanhood as a moral force powerful enough to sway choice As did many social reformers women tempe.
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Rance advocates capitalized on notions of feminine virtue and domestic responsibilities to create a public role for themselves Entering a distinctively male space the saloon to rescue fathers brothers and sons women at the same time began to enter another male bastion politics again justifying their transgression in terms of rescuing the nation's manhood.
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Manhood Lost Fallen Drunkards and Redeeming Women in the Nineteenth Century United States New Studies in American Intellectual and Cultural HistoryIn fiction drama poems and pamphlets nineteenth century reformers told the familiar tale of the decent young man who fell victim to demon rum Robbed of his manhood by his first drink he slid inevitably into an abyss of despair and depravity In its discounting of the importance of free will argues Elaine Frantz Parsons this story led to increased emphasis.