The Resource Boys don't cry?: : rethinking narratives of masculinity and emotion in the U.S., (ebook)

Boys don't cry?: : rethinking narratives of masculinity and emotion in the U.S., (ebook)

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Boys don't cry?: : rethinking narratives of masculinity and emotion in the U.S.
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Boys don't cry?:
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rethinking narratives of masculinity and emotion in the U.S.
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eng
Summary
We take for granted the idea that white, middle-class, straight masculinity connotes total control of emotions, emotional inexpressivity, and emotional isolation. That men repress their feelings as they seek their fortunes in the competitive worlds of business and politics seems to be a given. This collection of essays by prominent literary and cultural critics rethinks such commonly held views by addressing the history and politics of emotion in prevailing narratives about masculinity. How did the story of the emotionally stifled U.S. male come into being? What are its political stakes? Will the "release" of straight, white, middle-class masculine emotion remake existing forms of power or reinforce them? This collection forcefully challenges our most entrenched ideas about male emotion. Through readings of works by Thoreau, Lowell, and W. E. B. Du Bois, and of twentieth century authors such as Hemingway and Kerouac, this book questions the persistence of the emotionally alienated male in narratives of white middle-class masculinity and addresses the political and social implications of male emotional release
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Midwest
Dewey number
810.9/352041
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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1967-
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  • Shamir, Milette
  • Travis, Jennifer
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  • American literature
  • Men in literature
  • Men
  • Masculinity in literature
  • Emotions in literature
  • Narration (Rhetoric)
  • Men
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adult
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Boys don't cry?: : rethinking narratives of masculinity and emotion in the U.S., (ebook)
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multicolored
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1 online resource
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  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780231506342
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11857706
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remote
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11857706
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MWT11857706
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Boys don't cry?: : rethinking narratives of masculinity and emotion in the U.S., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231506342
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11857706
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11857706
System control number
MWT11857706
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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