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Horlacher, Stefan

Constructions of Masculinity in British Literature from the Middle Ages to the Present

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Table of contents

Part I. Theoretical Framework

1. Charting the Field of Masculinity Studies; or, Toward a Literary History of Masculinities
Stefan Horlacher

2. The Construction of the Construction of Masculinities
Harry Brod

3. Masculinity Inside Out: The Biopolitical Lessons of Transgender and Intersex Studies
Kevin Floyd

Part II. Literature from the Middle Ages to the Nineteenth Century

4. Wrestling in the Moonlight: The Politics of Masculinity in the Middle English Popular Romance Gamelyn
Andrew James Johnston

5. “Merit, Justice, Gratitude, Duty, Fidelity”: Images of Masculinity in Autobiographies of Early Modern English Gentlewomen and Aristocrats
Gabriele Rippl

6. The ‘Crisis’ of Masculinity in Seventeenth-Century England
Michael Kimmel

7. Augustan Manliness and Its Anxieties: Shaftesbury and Swift
Isabel Karremann

8. Fortified Masculinity: Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe as a Literary Emblem of Western Male Identity
Laurenz Volkmann

9. The Invisible Center: Conceptions of Masculinity in Victorian Fiction—Realist, Crime, Detective, and Gothic
Ralf Schneider

10. The Props of Masculinity in Late Victorian Adventure Fiction
Susanne Scholz, Nicola Dropmann

Part III. Twentieth- and Twenty-First-Century Literature

11. A Man Could Stand Up: Masculinities and the Great War
Silvia Mergenthal

12. Baffled Hopes and Bad Habits: Men, Marriage, and Conformity in Queer Theory and Gay Representation
Berthold Schoene

13. Cultural Hybridity and Fluid Masculinities in the Postcolonial Metropolis: Individualized Gender Identities in Hanif Kureishi’s The Buddha of Suburbia and The Black Album
Meinhard Winkgens

14. Who Is That Man? Lad Trouble in High Fidelity, The Best a Man Can Get, and White City Blue
Andrea Ochsner

Keywords: Literature, Literary History, Literary Theory, Gender Studies, British and Irish Literature, Cultural Theory

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Global Masculinities
Page amount
286 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137015877
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-29643-9

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