Men on trial

Performing emotion, embodiment and identity in Ireland, 1800–45
Author(s): 
Barclay, Katie
ISBN: 
9781526132925
Date published: 
November 2018
Hardback
Price: 
£75.00

Men on Trial provides the first history of masculinity and the law in early nineteenth-century Ireland. It combines cutting-edge theories from the history of emotion, performativity and gender studies to argue for gender as a creative and productive force in determining legal and social power relationships.