Representing the male : masculinity, genre and social context in six South Wales novels (Book, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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Representing the male : masculinity, genre and social context in six South Wales novels

Author: John Perrott Jenkins
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2021. ©2021
Series: Gender studies in Wales.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book argues that industrial patriarchy in South Wales established an exclusive though damaging form of structural masculine conformity expressed through a limited -and limiting - set of gendered  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Perrott Jenkins
ISBN: 9781786837783 1786837781
OCLC Number: 1247944766
Description: x, 217 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction 1. Dominant, Residual, Emergent: Forms and Formations of Male Identity in Gwyn Jones's Times Like These (1936) 2. Genre and the Tribulations of Masculinity in Lewis Jones's Cwmardy (1937) 3. Investigating Genre and Gender in Menna Gallie's Strike for a Kingdom (1959) 4. Genre and the Embodied Male in Ron Berry's So Long, Hector Bebb (1970) 5. Patriarchy, Power and Politics: Masculinities in Roger Granelli's Dark Edge (1997) and Kit Habianic's Until Our Blood is Dry (2014) Conclusion Bibliography
Series Title: Gender studies in Wales.
Responsibility: John Perrott Jenkins.

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