Aging Masculinities in Contemporary U.S. Fiction

August 27, 2021|
Aging Masculinities in Contemporary U.S. Fiction by Josep M. Armengol

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This book focuses on representations of aging masculinities in contemporary U.S. fiction, including shifting perceptions of physical and sexual prowess, depression, and loss, but also greater wisdom and confidence, legacy, as well as new affective patterns. The collection also incorporates factors such as race, sexuality and religion. The volume includes studies, amongst others, on Philip Roth, Paul Auster, Toni Morrison, Ernest Gaines, and Edmund White. Ultimately, this study proves that men’s aging experiences as described in contemporary U.S. literature and culture are as complex and varied as those of their female counterparts.

Title:Aging Masculinities in Contemporary U.S. Fiction
Format:Kobo ebook
Published:August 27, 2021
Publisher:Springer International Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9783030715960

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