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Among Men

Siebers, Tobin

Published by University of Nebraska Press, 1998
ISBN 10: 0803242735 / ISBN 13: 9780803242739
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Title: Among Men

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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Signed by Author 0803242735 This hardcover book is square and tight. The boards and spine have no wear with pristine lettering. The pages and endpages are clean, with no markings or folds. The dustjacket is As New. Original Price is intact. Not ex-lib. No remainder mark. Signed by the Author on the free end page with a personalized inscription. Bookseller Inventory # 004355

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Synopsis: In "Among Men", Tobin Siebers grapples with what it means to be male. Juxtaposing a variety of genres, from memoir to meditation to miniature story, "Among Men" portrays the extremes of male identity and how the struggle to be a man involves confronting those extremes. The tone is personal, the subject matter timely and contemporary. In an age when it has become difficult to generalize about maleness, Siebers's challenge is to discover in his own life truths about the lives of men in general. Here are men consumed by the precision of work and the ferocity of drinking, cowards who dream of bravery, and heroes who lose their lives because they cannot be weak. Siebers confesses his own anger and lust and wonders how to retain his power as a man while becoming kinder and more worthy of love. "Among Men" is not a male manifesto. At turns moving, funny, poignant, and haunting, it is an insightful diary about things male, about how men think, about fathers, brothers, and sons, about love and lust, and about talking man to man. Tobin Siebers is a professor of English at the University of Michigan. He is the author of many books, including "Cold War Criticism and the Politics of Skepticism" and "The Ethics of Criticism."

About the Author: Tobin Siebers is a professor of English and comparative literature at the University of Michigan. He is the author or editor of seven books including Cold War Criticism and the Politics of Skepticism.

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