10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIGMANITY»
Discover the use of gigmanity
in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to gigmanity
and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
What is Masculinity?: Historical Dynamics from Antiquity to ...
He contrasted this with the politics of his father and his elder brother, Charles,
whom he described as 'exceptionally feudal'.83 For Arthur, they represented '
gigmanity', a term he borrowed from Thomas Carlyle's writings.84 Carlyle and
John H. Arnold, Sean Brady, 2011
The Minority Voice: Hubert Butler and Southern Irish ...
... practice, it was left to occasional exceptional Protestants to break down this
tacit segregation by partaking in the civic life of the majority. Thus in a 1945
article entitled 'Gigmanity Uprooted', an anonymous writer, who describes himself
as a ...
The Political Unionist's Catechism: A Manual of Political ...
The meanest and most contemptible intellects, as regards the power of judgment,
may be found amongst those classes of the community who * Thus " gigmanity" is
opposed to humanity. The grades of comparison would seem to be, humanity, ...
William Bridges Adams, 1833
Bibliography of Australia
This honorific vehicle became Carlyle's symbol of middle-class respectability; it
was the source of his satirical talk about "gigmanity" and "gigmanity disgigged,"
and so on. George Borrow has a reference to Thurtell in Lavengro, and a long ...
John Alexander Ferguson, 1975
Gigmanity Uprooted! Is it ? Or has it shifted to another plot of ground ? Does a
change from the battle- mented homes of the Ascendancy to the Rath of the
G.A.A. indicate a move forward ? I don't want to suggest that I deny the whole of
Seán O'Faoláin, Peadar O'Donnell, 1945
Emerson's English Traits and the Natural History of Metaphor
Based on the implications of owing a gig in the testimony, Carlyle began using
gigman, gigmanity, gigmania, & co. as synonyms for the respectability of the
bourgeoisie, and further, the philistine. In his book The Diamond Necklace (1837)
The Gentlest Art: A Choice of Letters by Entertaining Hands
Gigmanity " again other faint ghosts of spires (one other at least) disclose
themselves, as the smoke-clouds shift ; but I have not yet made out what they are.
At night we are pure and silent, almost as at Puttock ; and the gas-light shimmer
of the ...
Edward Verrall Lucas, 1927
The Victorian experience: the prose writers
Gigmanity was closely connected with the concept of the philistine which Carlyle
introduced into Victorian discourse in our modern secular sense and Matthew
Arnold later made his own. Carlyle's scorn for philistine concepts of respectability
... carried her and her sister across the Delaware from Tacony to Burlington
where they went to school; and the custom of having a buggy or gig meet you
and carry you home from the wharf acquired the dignified appellation of “
Elizabeth Lady Decies, Elizabeth Drexel, 2012
The Works of Thomas Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle Henry Duff Traill. and so lies in garrison at Luneville, amid
coquetries and hysterics, in Gigmanity disgigged, — disconsolate enough. At the
end of four long years (too long), M. de Lamotte, or call him now Count de
Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill, 2010