Performing Masculinity by R. EmigPerforming Masculinity by R. Emig

Performing Masculinity

byR. Emig

Hardcover | May 21, 2010

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This interdisciplinary study analyzes the ways in which signs of masculinity have been performed across a wide variety of contexts and genres - including literature, classical ballet, sports, rock music, films and computer games - from the early nineteenth century to the present day.
ANTHONY BATEMAN is Honorary Visiting Research Fellow at the International Centre for Sports History and Culture, De Montfort University, UK DAVID BOULTING is an independent scholar KATHARINE BURKITT teaches at the University of Liege, Belgium WOLFGANG FUNK is a Research Assistant at Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany WENDY HO is Ass...
Title:Performing MasculinityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.63 inPublished:May 21, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230577989

ISBN - 13:9780230577985

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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors Foreword; J.Bristow Introduction; R.Emig and A.Rowland Touching Byron: Masculinity and the Celebrity Body in the Romantic Period; D.Saglia Turning into Subjects: The Male Dancer in Romantic Ballet; G.Siegmund Industrial Heroes: Elizabeth Gaskell and Charlotte Brontë's Constructions of the Masculine; J.L.Malay Low on Assurance: The Troubled Masculinity of Victorian Comedy; R.Emig Performing Imperial Masculinities: The Discourse and Practice of Cricket; A.Bateman 'A Stoat Came to Tea': Camp Poetics and Masculinity; A.Rowland Lethal Enclosure: Masculinity under Fire in James Jones's The Thin Red Line; D.Boulting In their Fathers' Footsteps: Performing Masculinity and Fatherhood in the Work of Les Murray and Michael Ondaatje; K.Burkitt Seeding Asian Masculinities in the U.S. Landscape: Representations of Men's Lives in Asian American Literature; W.Ho From Glam Rock to Cock Rock: Revis(it)ing Rock Masculinities in Recent Feature Films; L.Krämer Histories of Violence - Fairytales of Identity and Masculinity in Martin McDonagh's The Lieutenant of Inishmore and The Pillowman; W.Funk 'Ghosts of Sparta': Performing the God of War's Virtual Masculinity; S.Schmalfuß Notes Index

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'...remarkable, and startling...' - CHOICE