The Dancing Man of the Period

The Dancing Man of the Period George du Maurier. Scanned image and text by George P. Landow [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the person who scanned the image and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.]

Commentary: Like "Dancing Men" and "Too Late," this work depicts idle young men of the upper class whose major occupation was hunting, gambling, attending dances where they might meet a wealthy young woman. [GPL]


du Maurier, George. English Society. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1897.

Last modified 1 July 2001