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Metaphors of Masculinity: Sex and Status in Andalusian Folklore / Edition 1
     

Metaphors of Masculinity: Sex and Status in Andalusian Folklore / Edition 1

by Stanley Brandes
 

ISBN-10: 0812211057

ISBN-13: 9780812211054

Pub. Date: 06/01/1980

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

In the Andalusian communities throughout the olive-growing region of southeastern Spain men show themselves to be primarily concerned with two problems of identity: their place in the social hierarchy, and the maintenance of their masculinity in the context of their culture.

In this study of projective behavior as found in the folklore of an Andalusian town,

Overview

In the Andalusian communities throughout the olive-growing region of southeastern Spain men show themselves to be primarily concerned with two problems of identity: their place in the social hierarchy, and the maintenance of their masculinity in the context of their culture.

In this study of projective behavior as found in the folklore of an Andalusian town, Stanley Brandes is careful to support psychological interpretations with ethnographic evidence. His emphasis on male folklore provides a timely complement to current research on women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812211054
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date:
06/01/1980
Series:
Publications of the American Folklore Society
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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