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Masculinity in fiction and film [electronic resource] : representing men in popular genres, 1945-2000 / Brian Baker.

By: Baker, Brian.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Continuum literary studies: Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2006Description: 1 online resource (173 p.).ISBN: 9781847141491 (electronic bk.); 1847141498 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Men in motion pictures | Men in literature | Masculinity in motion pictures | Masculinity in literature | Masculinity in popular culture -- United States | Masculinity in popular culture -- Great Britain | English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism | American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism | American fiction | English fiction | Masculinity in popular culture | Masculinit�e dans la litt�erature | Masculinit�e au cin�ema | Hommes dans la litt�erature | Hommes au cin�ema | Masculinit�e dans la culture populaire -- �Etats-Unis | Masculinit�e dans la culture populaire -- Grande-Bretagne | Roman anglais -- 20e si�ecle -- Histoire et critique | Roman am�ericain -- 20e si�ecle -- Histoire et critique | PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Reference | Mannelijkheid | Bellettrie | Filmkunst | Verenigd Koninkrijk van Groot-Brittanni�e en Noord-Ierland | Verenigde StatenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Masculinity in fiction and film.DDC classification: 791.43652041 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Acknowledgements; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE: Cold Warriors; CHAPTER TWO: Soldier, Spy; CHAPTER THREE: Operatives; CHAPTER FOUR: The Psycho in the Grey Flannel Suit; CHAPTER FIVE: Rogue Cops I: San Francisco; CHAPTER SIX: Rogue Cops II: Los Angeles; CHAPTER SEVEN: Old Age Westerns; CHAPTER EIGHT: The Twilight Frontier; Bibliography; Index.
Summary: Looks at a range of fiction and film texts, since 1950s, in order to analyse the ways in which masculinity has been represented in popular culture in Britain and the United States. This work covers numerous genres, including spy fiction, science fiction, the Western and police thrillers.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Acknowledgements; Introduction; CHAPTER ONE: Cold Warriors; CHAPTER TWO: Soldier, Spy; CHAPTER THREE: Operatives; CHAPTER FOUR: The Psycho in the Grey Flannel Suit; CHAPTER FIVE: Rogue Cops I: San Francisco; CHAPTER SIX: Rogue Cops II: Los Angeles; CHAPTER SEVEN: Old Age Westerns; CHAPTER EIGHT: The Twilight Frontier; Bibliography; Index.

Looks at a range of fiction and film texts, since 1950s, in order to analyse the ways in which masculinity has been represented in popular culture in Britain and the United States. This work covers numerous genres, including spy fiction, science fiction, the Western and police thrillers.

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