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of modern literature in English and German with regard to masculinity, relations between men, national identity and patriarchy.

An examination of some of the canonical works of modern literature in English and German with regard to masculinity, relations between men, national identity and patriarchy. These were major preoccupations of male writers as they came to terms with or reacted against the decline of patriarchal authority. The book identifies five leitmotifs which serve to characterize the period between 1880 and 1930: the ''double'', the ''other'' (narcissus and Salome), the nationalization of Narcissus, Kampf or male bondage, and after patriarchy.

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To what extent masculinity is biologically or socially influenced is subject to debate. It is distinct from the definition of the biological male sex, as both males and females can exhibit masculine traits.

Modern Men: Mapping Masculinity in English and German Literature, 1880-1930. public visibility, based not on the volume of their book sales (in the postwar period, Frost and Ginsberg were probably the only significant American poets to earn enough to live on from the sale of their books) but on a charismatic classroom style and triumphant reading tours. However, the dominance of the academic poets from the 1930s to the 1950s was challenged from the beginning by other writers who rejected the tacit political or aesthetic or both-of the mainstream academic poets.

An examination of some of the canonical works of modern literature in English and German with regard to masculinity, relations between men, national identity and patriarchy

An examination of some of the canonical works of modern literature in English and German with regard to masculinity, relations between men, national identity and patriarchy.

An examination of some of the canonical works of modern literature in English and German with regard to masculinity, relations between men, national identity and patriarchy. These were major preoccupations of male writers as they came to terms with or reacted against the decline of patriarchal authority. The book identifies five leitmotifs which serve to characterize the period between 1880 and 1930: the "double", the "other" (narcissus and Salome), the nationalization of Narcissus, Kampf or male bondage, and after patriarchy. Again and again one sees how men attempted to define themselves against what they imagined as "femininity", not merely outside but also within their selves, and further how men sought to overcome or find a socially acceptable expression for their narcissistic, homosexual and even sadomasochist libido.
Modern Men: Mapping Masculinity in English and German Literature, 1880-1930 download epub
History & Criticism
Author: Michael Kane
ISBN: 0304703095
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: Continuum (November 1, 1999)
Pages: 256 pages