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American Literature (2006) 78 (2): 293–323.
Published: 01 June 2006
...Greg Forter Duke University Press 2006 Greg F. Scott Fitzgerald, Modernist Studies, and Forter the Fin-de-Siècle Crisis in Masculinity This essay brings together two fields in American studies that have rarely been placed in dialogue but have urgent...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 188–189.
Published: 01 March 2005
.... Press. 2003. xiv, 265 pp. $60.00. Henry James and the Suspense of Masculinity. By Leland S. Person. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press. 2003. 207 pp. $38.50. In the wake of recent efforts both to assess the performative characteristics of gender identity and to reexamine the career...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 424–426.
Published: 01 June 2005
... in homosocial bonding with white men,aswellaswithoneanother, in an attempt to raise themselves to the status of ruling men in the domi- nant race’’ (64). Therefore, in order to combat Jim Crow, African American men sometimes find themselves obliged to accept white masculinity as nor- mative. Yet during...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (4): 854–856.
Published: 01 December 2005
...John Whalen-Bridge 2005 Soldiers Once and Still: Ernest Hemingway, James Salter, and Tim O'Brien . By Alex Vernon. Iowa City: Univ. of Iowa Press. 2004. xi, 314 pp. $39.95; Hemingway's Theaters of Masculinity . By Thomas Strychacz. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2003...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 187–189.
Published: 01 March 2006
...Hildegard Hoeller A Man's Game: Masculinity and the Anti-Aesthetics of American Literary Naturalism. By John Dudley. Tuscaloosa: Univ. of Alabama Press. 2004. viii, 222 pp. $35.00. Women, Compulsion, Modernity: The Moment of American Naturalism. By Jennifer L. Fleissner. Chicago: Univ...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (4): 897–898.
Published: 01 December 2003
.... Black Masculinity and the Frontier Myth in American Literature. By Michael K. John- son. Norman: Univ. of Oklahoma Press. 2002. ix, 293 pp. $34.95. Two new critical studies add to our knowledge of Western literature and film...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 196–199.
Published: 01 March 2004
... critics to reexamine black masculinity by considering the prison experience that has all too often become a rite of passage for poor black men. In essays on topics ranging from Zora Neale Hurston to the 1990s film Soul Food—which she notes recapitu- lates primitivist myths—Harris-Lopez tests popular...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (1): 59–87.
Published: 01 March 2004
...Sarah Wilson Duke University Press 2004 Sarah Melville and the Architecture of Wilson Antebellum Masculinity The sphere of Herman Melville’s work has, not unreasonably, been understood as masculine.1 Iusesphere advisedly here, for it alludes...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (1): 7–32.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Riché Richardson Duke University Press 2005 Riché Charles Fuller’s Southern Specter and the Richardson Geography of Black Masculinity To discourage behavior detrimental to racial up- lift—such as wearing house slippers in public, using profanity...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (1): 212–214.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Racial Castration: Managing Masculinity in Asian America. By David L. Eng. Dur- ham, N.C.: Duke Univ. Press. 2001. viii, 290 pp. Cloth, $54.95; paper, $18.95. Reimagining the American Pacific: From ‘‘South Pacific’’ to Bamboo Ridge...
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American Literature (2003) 75 (2): 450–454.
Published: 01 June 2003
.... of Arizona Press. 2001. x, 261 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $21.95. Legacy of Rage: Jewish Masculinity, Violence, and Culture. By Warren Rosenberg. Amherst: Univ. of Massachusetts Press. 2001. xi, 312 pp. $34.95...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (4): 718–722.
Published: 01 December 2021
... according to conventional social or musical categories (3). As the introduction’s title, “I Am Nothing,” suggests, they become “nothing” that their audiences can pinpoint or discipline: Benítez wore tuxedos in performance in the 1960s and at times used “vocal rasp, . . . sounding muscular and masculine...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (2): 414–416.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Thomas W. Devine © 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Men in the Middle: Searching for Masculinity in the 1950s . By James Gilbert. Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press. 2005. x, 269 pp. $39.00. Relative Intimacy: Fathers, Adolescent Daughters, and Postwar American Culture...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 894–897.
Published: 01 December 2006
...Ryan Schneider Duke University Press 2006 Hard-Boiled Masculinities . By Christopher Breu. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press. 2005. 245 pp. Paper, $19.95. Cool Men and the Second Sex . By Susan Fraiman. New York: Columbia Univ. Press. 2003. xxiii, 212 pp. Cloth, $62.50...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 203–205.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Candice M. Jenkins © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Breaking the Silence: Toward a Black Male Feminist Criticism . By David Ikard. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2007. xiv, 191 pp. $35.00. Our Living Manhood: Literature, Black Power, and Masculine Ideology...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (4): 846–848.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Michael Hames-García © 2010 by Duke University Press 2010 Prisons, Race, and Masculinity in Twentieth-Century U.S. Literature and Film . By Peter Caster. Columbus: Ohio State Univ. Press. 2008. xx, 279 pp. $44.95. From the Plantation to the Prison: African American...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 648–649.
Published: 01 September 2000
... as ‘‘effeminate Frost hid his ‘‘dangerous’’ and ‘‘homoerotic’’ self by exaggerating his masculinity. Without the contextual and intertextual connections so convincing elsewhere in her study, however, Kilcup can only...
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American Literature (2000) 72 (3): 649–650.
Published: 01 September 2000
... as ‘‘effeminate Frost hid his ‘‘dangerous’’ and ‘‘homoerotic’’ self by exaggerating his masculinity. Without the contextual and intertextual connections so convincing elsewhere in her study, however, Kilcup can only...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 111–137.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Bryce Traister Duke University Press 2002 Bryce The Wandering Bachelor: Irving, Masculinity, Traister and Authorship In October of 1817, Washington Irving wrote a let- ter to his lifelong friend, Henry Brevoort, congratulating him on his engagement...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (3): 487–517.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Denise Cruz Duke University Press 2006 Denise Reconsidering McTeague’s ‘‘Mark’’ and ‘‘Mac Cruz Intersections of U.S. Naturalism, Imperial Masculinities, and Desire between Men In a scene that seems out of place amid McTeague’s minutely...