Male Myths and Icons by R. Horrocks
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Male Myths and Icons
By R. Horrocks

Male Myths and Icons

Masculinity in Popular Culture

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Male Myths and Icons by R. Horrocks

Book Description

This book studies some important myths of masculinity in various popular genres, including the western, the horror film, rock music and pornography. The author argues that popular culture gives us highly complex and ambivalent images of men. The hero turns into the anti-hero; feminine and homoerotic material leak in; the male is often shown as the victim. Attention is also paid to important theoretical issues in gender studies and cultural studies, such as identification and the relation between subject and text.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780312126230
ISBN-10: 0312126239
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 18mm)
Pages: 211
Imprint: Palgrave USA
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 25-Sep-1995
Country of Publication: United States

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