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Marked men : white masculinity in crisis

Author: Sally Robinson
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
A study of post-Vietnam American literature and culture focusing on narratives of bodily trauma evident in a wide range of texts by and about other white men.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sally Robinson
ISBN: 0231112920 9780231112925 0231112939 9780231112932
OCLC Number: 43561702
Description: x, 271 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Visibility, Crisis, and the Wounded White Male Body --
Marking Men, Embodying America: John Updike and the Reconstruction of Middle American Masculinity --
The "Discovery" of Middle America and the Marking of White Masculinity --
Rabbit Redux: Black Power, the Counterculture, and the Decentering of White Masculinity --
Rabbit Is Rich: Feminism, the Third World, and the Screwing of White Masculinity --
Coda: The Death of White Masculinity? --
Pale Males, Dead Poets, and the Crisis in White Masculinity: Scenes from the Culture wars --
Spectacles of (Dis)Embodiment --
American Minds and American Bodies: Reproducing Elitism --
Dead Poets and the Pathos of Wounded White Masculinity --
Traumas of Embodiment: White Male Authorship in Crisis --
The "Myth of Male Inviolability": Somatic Disintegration in Philip Roth's My Life as a Man --
Rapists, Feminists, and The World According to Garp: Inauthentic versus Authentic Traumas --
"Exercising Editorial Authority Over His Body": The Crippling of Body and Text in Stephen King's Misery --
Masculinity as Emotional Constipation: Men's Liberation and the Wounds of Patriarchal Power --
The Hazards of Being Male --
The Wisdom of the Penis --
The Embarrassments of Emotional Incontinence --
Expression, Repression, and Male Hysteria: Marked men and the Wounds of a Dammed Masculinity --
Men's Liberation Redux: Sexuality, Evolution, and the Embodied Struggle Between Blockage and Release --
Damned If They Do, Damned If They Don't: Deliverance and the Hysterical Male Body.
Responsibility: Sally Robinson.


A study of post-Vietnam American literature and culture focusing on narratives of bodily trauma evident in a wide range of texts by and about other white men.  Read more...


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Marked Men: White Masculinity in Crisis is an intelligent, wide-ranging, clearly argued and thoroughly femnist book about the shifting meanings of dominant masculinity in American culture...Robinson Read more...

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