Male Myths And Icons / Edition 1

Male Myths And Icons / Edition 1

by Roger Horrocks
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312126239

ISBN-13: 9780312126230

Pub. Date: 10/15/1995

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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

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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
Publication date:
10/15/1995
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
1Introduction1
2Approaches to Gender6
3Studying Popular Culture22
4Psychological Approaches to Culture35
5Westerns56
6Horror Films83
7Pornography101
8Male Images in Rock and Pop Music126
9Male Sport147
10Conclusions170
Notes179
Index of Texts Cited194
General Index198

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