Post-World War II Masculinities in British and American Literature and Culture: Towards Comparative Masculinity Studies

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by GoodReads )
9781409465980: Post-World War II Masculinities in British and American Literature and Culture: Towards Comparative Masculinity Studies

Analyzing literary texts, plays, films and photographs within a transatlantic framework, this volume explores the inseparable and mutually influential relationship between different forms of national identity in Great Britain and the United States and the construction of masculinity in each country. The contributors take up issues related to how certain kinds of nationally specific masculine identifications are produced, how these change over time, and how literature and other forms of cultural representation eventually question and deconstruct their own myths of masculinity. Focusing on the period from the end of World War II to the 1980s, the essays each take up a topic with particular cultural and historical resonance, whether it is hypermasculinity in early cold war films; the articulation of male anxieties in plays by Arthur Miller, David Mamet and Sam Shepard; the evolution of photographic depictions of masculinity from the 1960s to the 1980s; or the representations of masculinity in the fiction of American and British writers such as Patricia Highsmith, Richard Yates, John Braine, Martin Amis, Evan S. Connell, James Dickey, John Berger, Philip Roth, Frank Chin, and Maxine Hong Kingston. The editors and contributors make a case for the importance of understanding the larger context for the emergence of more pluralistic, culturally differentiated and ultimately transnational masculinities, arguing that it is possible to conceptualize and emphasize difference and commonality simultaneously.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Stefan Horlacher is Chair of English Literature at the Dresden University of Technology, Germany, and Kevin Floyd is Associate Professor of English at Kent State University, USA.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 104.95
US$ 112.34

Convert Currency

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Stefan Horlacher, Kevin Floyd
Published by Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom (2014)
ISBN 10: 1409465985 ISBN 13: 9781409465980
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, 2014. Hardback. Book Condition: New. New ed.. 236 x 156 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Analyzing literary texts, plays, films and photographs within a transatlantic framework, this volume explores the inseparable and mutually influential relationship between different forms of national identity in Great Britain and the United States and the construction of masculinity in each country. The contributors take up issues related to how certain kinds of nationally specific masculine identifications are produced, how these change over time, and how literature and other forms of cultural representation eventually question and deconstruct their own myths of masculinity. Focusing on the period from the end of World War II to the 1980s, the essays each take up a topic with particular cultural and historical resonance, whether it is hypermasculinity in early cold war films; the articulation of male anxieties in plays by Arthur Miller, David Mamet and Sam Shepard; the evolution of photographic depictions of masculinity from the 1960s to the 1980s; or the representations of masculinity in the fiction of American and British writers such as Patricia Highsmith, Richard Yates, John Braine, Martin Amis, Evan S. Connell, James Dickey, John Berger, Philip Roth, Frank Chin, and Maxine Hong Kingston. The editors and contributors make a case for the importance of understanding the larger context for the emergence of more pluralistic, culturally differentiated and ultimately transnational masculinities, arguing that it is possible to conceptualize and emphasize difference and commonality simultaneously. Bookseller Inventory # AA69781409465980

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 112.34
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Stefan Horlacher, Kevin Floyd
Published by Taylor & Francis Ltd 2013-12-18 (2013)
ISBN 10: 1409465985 ISBN 13: 9781409465980
New Hardcover Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor & Francis Ltd 2013-12-18, 2013. hardback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9781409465980

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 107.32
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.65
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Stefan Horlacher, Kevin Floyd
Published by Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom (2014)
ISBN 10: 1409465985 ISBN 13: 9781409465980
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, 2014. Hardback. Book Condition: New. New ed.. 236 x 156 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Analyzing literary texts, plays, films and photographs within a transatlantic framework, this volume explores the inseparable and mutually influential relationship between different forms of national identity in Great Britain and the United States and the construction of masculinity in each country. The contributors take up issues related to how certain kinds of nationally specific masculine identifications are produced, how these change over time, and how literature and other forms of cultural representation eventually question and deconstruct their own myths of masculinity. Focusing on the period from the end of World War II to the 1980s, the essays each take up a topic with particular cultural and historical resonance, whether it is hypermasculinity in early cold war films; the articulation of male anxieties in plays by Arthur Miller, David Mamet and Sam Shepard; the evolution of photographic depictions of masculinity from the 1960s to the 1980s; or the representations of masculinity in the fiction of American and British writers such as Patricia Highsmith, Richard Yates, John Braine, Martin Amis, Evan S. Connell, James Dickey, John Berger, Philip Roth, Frank Chin, and Maxine Hong Kingston. The editors and contributors make a case for the importance of understanding the larger context for the emergence of more pluralistic, culturally differentiated and ultimately transnational masculinities, arguing that it is possible to conceptualize and emphasize difference and commonality simultaneously. Bookseller Inventory # AA69781409465980

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 113.72
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Published by Ashgate Pub Co (2013)
ISBN 10: 1409465985 ISBN 13: 9781409465980
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ashgate Pub Co, 2013. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1409465985

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 114.72
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

ISBN 10: 1409465985 ISBN 13: 9781409465980
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97814094659800000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 118.19
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

HORLACHER, STEFAN; FLOYD, KEVIN
Published by Routledge (2013)
ISBN 10: 1409465985 ISBN 13: 9781409465980
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Herb Tandree Philosophy Books
(Stroud, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2013. Hardback. Book Condition: NEW. 9781409465980 This listing is a new book, a title currently in-print which we order directly and immediately from the publisher. Bookseller Inventory # HTANDREE01017712

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 129.32
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.04
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Horlacher, Stefan (Editor)/ Floyd, Kevin (Editor)
Published by Ashgate Pub Co (2013)
ISBN 10: 1409465985 ISBN 13: 9781409465980
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ashgate Pub Co, 2013. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. new edition edition. 181 pages. 9.49x6.10x0.71 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __1409465985

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 151.43
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.53
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Stefan Horlacher
Published by Routledge (2013)
ISBN 10: 1409465985 ISBN 13: 9781409465980
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
PBShop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2013. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days.THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IP-9781409465980

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 157.09
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Stefan Horlacher
Published by Routledge (2013)
ISBN 10: 1409465985 ISBN 13: 9781409465980
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2013. HRD. Book Condition: New. New Book. Delivered from our US warehouse in 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND.Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IP-9781409465980

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 159.15
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.30
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Published by Ashgate Pub Co
ISBN 10: 1409465985 ISBN 13: 9781409465980
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 20
Seller
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Ashgate Pub Co. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Hardcover. 181 pages. Dimensions: 9.3in. x 6.1in. x 0.7in.Analyzing literary texts, plays, films and photographs within a transatlantic framework, this volume explores the inseparable and mutually influential relationship between different forms of national identity in Great Britain and the United States and the construction of masculinity in each country. The contributors take up issues related to how certain kinds of nationally specific masculine identifications are produced, how these change over time, and how literature and other forms of cultural representation eventually question and deconstruct their own myths of masculinity. Focusing on the period from the end of World War II to the 1980s, the essays each take up a topic with particular cultural and historical resonance, whether it is hypermasculinity in early cold war films; the articulation of male anxieties in plays by Arthur Miller, David Mamet and Sam Shepard; the evolution of photographic depictions of masculinity from the 1960s to the 1980s; or the representations of masculinity in the fiction of American and British writers such as Patricia Highsmith, Richard Yates, John Braine, Martin Amis, Evan S. Connell, James Dickey, John Berger, Philip Roth, Frank Chin, and Maxine Hong Kingston. The editors and contributors make a case for the importance of understanding the larger context for the emergence of more pluralistic, culturally differentiated and ultimately transnational masculinities, arguing that it is possible to conceptualize and emphasize difference and commonality simultaneously. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Hardcover. Bookseller Inventory # 9781409465980

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 219.64
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.95
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds