Masculine Style: The American West and Literary Modernism

Masculine Style: The American West and Literary Modernism

by D. Worden

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Overview

Masculine Style: The American West and Literary Modernism by D. Worden

This book argues for the importance of 'cowboy masculinity,' from late nineteenth-century dime novels, to the writings of Willa Cather, Ernest Hemingway, Theodore Roosevelt, John Steinbeck, and Owen Wister, and analyzes the democratic politics of masculinity in American literature and positions the American West as central to modernism.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137360694
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 10/17/2013
Series: Global Masculinities
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 196
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Daniel Worden is teaches in the School of Individualized Study at the Rochester Institute of Technology, USA.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Masculinity, Modernism, and the West Masculinity for the Million: Gender in Dime Novel Westerns Between Anarchy and Hierarchy: Nat Love and Theodore Roosevelt's Manly Feelings Marrying Men: Intimacy in Owen Wister's The Virginian 'I Like to be Like a Man': Female Masculinity in Willa Cather's O Pioneers! and My Ántonia A Discipline of Sentiments: Ernest Hemingway's Modernist Masculinity Specters of Masculinity: Collectivity in John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath 'There Never Was a Man Like Shane'

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