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Male Myths and Icons

Masculinity in Popular Culture

Authors: Horrocks, R.

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This book studies some important myths of masculinity in various popular genres, including the western, the horror film, rock music and pornography. The author argues that popular culture gives us highly complex and ambivalent images of men. The hero turns into the anti-hero; feminine and homoerotic material leak in; the male is often shown as the victim. Attention is also paid to important theoretical issues in gender studies and cultural studies, such as identification and the relation between subject and text.

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ROGER HORROCKS

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $49.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-0-230-38939-7
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  • Included format: PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $65.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-0-312-12623-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Male Myths and Icons
Book Subtitle
Masculinity in Popular Culture
Authors
Copyright
1995
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-38939-7
DOI
10.1057/9780230389397
Softcover ISBN
978-0-312-12623-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 203
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