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Masculinity : Bodies, Movies, Culture - Peter Lehman


Bodies, Movies, Culture

By: Peter Lehman (Editor)

Paperback Published: 2nd May 2001
ISBN: 9780415923248
Number Of Pages: 320

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Lehman brings together new work on masculinity in film by established film scholars, new academics, performance artists, and cultural critics. The essays analyze: the role of gay men in saving heterosexuality the emergence of the new queer cinema the resurgence of white masculinity the exploration of masculinity in World War II films and the relationship between nationhood and the male body in 1990s Canadian cinema. Dennis Bingham, Lucia Bozzola, Robert T. Everwein, Krin Gabbard, Chris Holmlund, Susan Hunt, Michael Kimmel, Robert Lang, Peter Lehman, Tim Miller, Toby Miller, Lee Parpart, Lisa Rivo, Sally Robinson,

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..."Lehman offers us a fascinating menu of how notions of masculinity are fabricated and maintained.." -"Village Voice, September 18, 2001

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
"Someone Is Going to Pay": Resurgent White Masculinity in Ransomp. 7
Crying Over the Melodramatic Penis: Melodrama and Male Nudity in Films of the 90sp. 25
The Saviors and the Saved: Masculine Redemption in Contemporary Filmsp. 43
Identity, Queerness, and Homosocial Bonding: The Case of Swingersp. 51
Rape Fantasies: Hollywood and Homophobiap. 67
Choosing to Be "Not a Man": Masculine Anxiety in Nouri Bouzid's Rih Essed/Man of Ashesp. 81
T(he)-Men's Room: Masculinity and Space in Anthony Mann's T-Menp. 95
The Talented Poststructuralist: Heteromasculinity, Gay Artifice, and Class Passingp. 115
"Emotional Constipation" and the Power of Dammed Masculinity: Deliverance and the Paradoxes of Male Liberationp. 133
"As a Mother Cuddles a Child": Sexuality and Masculinity in World War II Combat Filmsp. 149
The Nation and the Nude: Colonial Masculinity and the Spectacle of the Male Body in Recent Canadian Cinema(s)p. 167
Lynching Photography and the "Black Beast Rapist" in the Southern White Masculine Imaginationp. 193
Screening the Italian-American Malep. 213
"Studs Have Feelings Too": Warren Beatty and the Question of Star Discourse and Genderp. 227
James Bond's Penisp. 243
Oliver Stone's Nixon and the Unmanning of the Self-Made Manp. 257
Suck, Spit, Chew, Swallow: A Performative Exploration of Men's Bodiesp. 279
Contributorsp. 301
Indexp. 305
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ISBN: 9780415923248
ISBN-10: 0415923247
Series: Afi Film Readers
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 2nd May 2001
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 14.61  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.44
Edition Number: 1

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