Making American Boys
Boyology and the Feral Tale
By (author) Kenneth B. Kidd
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Making American Boys by Kenneth B. Kidd
Book DescriptionAnalyzing icons of boyhood and maleness from Father Flanagan's Boys Town and Max in Where the Wild Things Are to Elian Gonzalez and even Michael Jackson, Kidd surveys films, psychoanalytic case studies, parenting manuals, historical accounts of the discoveries of "wolf-boys," and self-help books to provide a rigorous history of what it has meant to be an all-American boy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780816642953
(241mm x 165mm x 19mm)
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 11-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Kenneth B. Kidd
Freud in Oz, Hardback (November 2011)
Shows how the acceptance of psychoanalysis owes a notable debt to the rise of kid lit "
Making American Boys, Paperback (June 2005)» View all books by Kenneth B. Kidd
A lively look at the cultural history of American boyhood - now in paperback!
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Author Biography - Kenneth B. Kidd
Kenneth B. Kidd is assistant professor of English at the University of Florida and associate director of the Center for Children's Literature and Culture.
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