Rotundo


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Ro`tun´do


n.1.See Rotunda.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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("Sister Jo" [Josephine Ormsby, presumably related to Ormsby McKnight Mitchel, who had resigned in 1832] figures prominently in the letters Johnston received, as both friend and potential mate for several officers.) Anthony Rotundo suggests that the more intimate of these male relationships, like those with sisters, "offered a rehearsal for marriage," and were therefore considered only temporary.
Rotundo has shown not only that the thoughts and experiences of men are indispensable for an understanding of gender--a self-evident but sometimes controversial proposition--but he has provided an impressive demonstration of how others can take on the task.
Anthony Rotundo, who initially identified the type, argued that it was enmeshed with competing ideals of manhood, especially concepts of masculine achievement.(1) In White's hands, the Christian Gentleman too often seems to stand alone as the sum total of Victorian attitudes and even behavior.