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Author Strychacz, Thomas F.

Title Dangerous masculinities : Conrad, Hemingway, and Lawrence / Thomas Strychacz
Published Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (261 pages)
Contents Masculinity studies, professionalism, and the rhetoric of gender -- Making a mess of manhood in Hemingway's "The capital of the world" -- The construction of Hemingway : masculine style and style-less masculinity -- "Looking at another man's work" : theaters of masculinity in Conrad's Lord Jim -- "Show[ing] himself as a man" : constructions of manhood in Conrad's imperial theater -- Leaving our sureties behind : Lawrence's rhetorical play with gender roles -- Doing a double take : reading gender issues in Women in love -- Conclusion : Lawrence, positionality, and the prospects for new masculinity studies
Summary In Dangerous Masculinities, Thomas Strychacz has as his goal nothing less than to turn scholarship on gender and modernism on its head. He focuses on the way some early twentieth-century writers portray masculinity as theatrical performance, and examines why scholars have generally overlooked that fact
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-253) and index
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Subject Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930 -- Criticism and interpretation.
American literature -- Male authors -- History and criticism.
English literature -- Male authors -- History and criticism.
Gender identity in literature.
Masculinity in literature.
Men in literature.
Modernism (Literature)
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813038928 (ebook)
0813039991 (electronic bk.)
9780813038926 (ebook)
9780813039992 (electronic bk.)