Masculinity: Bodies, Movies, Culture / Edition 1

Masculinity: Bodies, Movies, Culture / Edition 1

by Peter Lehman, Peter Lehman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415923247

ISBN-13: 9780415923248

Pub. Date: 05/02/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Lehman brings together new work on masculinity in film by established film scholars, new academics, performance artists, and cultural critics. The essays analyze trends from the role of gay men in saving heterosexuality to the emergence of new queer cinema.  See more details below

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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 trends from the role of gay men in saving heterosexuality to the emergence of new queer cinema.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415923248
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/02/2001
Series:
AFI Film Readers Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1"Someone Is Going to Pay": Resurgent White Masculinity in Ransom7
2Crying Over the Melodramatic Penis: Melodrama and Male Nudity in Films of the 90s25
3The Saviors and the Saved: Masculine Redemption in Contemporary Films43
4Identity, Queerness, and Homosocial Bonding: The Case of Swingers51
5Rape Fantasies: Hollywood and Homophobia67
6Choosing to Be "Not a Man": Masculine Anxiety in Nouri Bouzid's Rih Essed/Man of Ashes81
7T(he)-Man's Room: Masculinity and Space in Anthony Mann's T-Men95
8The Talented Poststructuralist: Heteromasculinity, Gay Artifice, and Class Passing115
9"Emotional Constipation" and the Power of Dammed Masculinity: Deliverance and the Paradoxes of Male Liberation133
10"As a Mother Cuddles a Child": Sexuality and Masculinity in World War II Combat Films149
11The Nation and the Nude: Colonial Masculinity and the Spectacle of the Male Body in Recent Canadian Cinema(s)167
12Lynching Photography and the "Black Beast Rapist" in the Southern White Masculine Imagination193
13Screening the Italian-American Male213
14"Studs Have Feelings Too": Warren Beatty and the Question of Star Discourse and Gender227
15James Bond's Penis243
16Oliver Stone's Nixon and the Unmanning of the Self-Made Man257
17Suck, Spit, Chew, Swallow: A Performative Exploration of Men's Bodies279
Contributors301
Index305

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