From the Delivered to the Dispatched

From the Delivered to the Dispatched

Masculinity in Modern American Fiction (1969-1977)

Stilley, Harriet

Taylor & Francis Ltd






15 a 20 dias

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Abstract Acknowledgements Introduction 1 "The land that he saw looked like a paradise. It was not, he knew." Suburbia and the Maladjusted American Male in John Cheever's Bullet Park 2 "This-here river don't go nowhere." Fraudulent Frontiers and the Failure of the Adamic Archetype in James Dickey's Deliverance 3 "A violence born of total helplessness." Jane, Dick and the Deterministic Denial of the Black American Male in Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye 4 "White pussy is nothin but trouble." Death, Desire and the Displacement of the Feminine Body in Cormac McCarthy's Child of God 5 "They were killers. Of course they were; what would anyone expect them to be?" Martial Camouflage, Containment and Castration in Michael Herr's Dispatches Conclusion: "THIS IS NOT AN EXIT" American Masculinity Since 1977 Works Cited Index
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