Male Myths and Icons: Masculinity in Popular Culture / Edition 1

Male Myths and Icons: Masculinity in Popular Culture / Edition 1

by R. Horrocks
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312126239

ISBN-13: 9780312126230

Pub. Date: 09/25/1995

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK

This book studies some of the important myths of masculinity in popular culture, including the western, the horror film, rock music and pornography. The book begins with an assessment of some of the key theoretical issues in gender studies and cultural studies, including identification between subject and text, and the debate over the male subject position and the

Overview

This book studies some of the important myths of masculinity in popular culture, including the western, the horror film, rock music and pornography. The book begins with an assessment of some of the key theoretical issues in gender studies and cultural studies, including identification between subject and text, and the debate over the male subject position and the female object position in patriarchal culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312126230
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
09/25/1995
Edition description:
1995
Pages:
203
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

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