Contemporary Hollywood Masculinities: Gender, Genre, and Politics

Contemporary Hollywood Masculinities: Gender, Genre, and Politics

By: Susanne Kord (author), Elisabeth Krimmer (author)Paperback

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Traces changing concepts of masculinity in contemporary Hollywood films against a backdrop of political events, social developments, and popular American myths.

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About Author

Author Susanne Kord: Susanne Kord is Professor of German, Comparative Literature, and Film Studies at University College London, UK. Author Elisabeth Krimmer: Elisabeth Krimmer is Professor of German, Performance Studies, and Cultural Studies at the University of California, Davis, USA.

Contents

PART I: MEN IN TROUBLE Lawlessness and Disorder: Cops and Other Serial Killers Fathers, Crises, and Nations Cowboys, Myths and Audiences PART II: REAL MEN? Superheroes, Leadership, and the War on Terror Spies, Paranoia, and Torture Soldiers from World War II to Iraq PART III: NEW MEN? Rogues, Race, and Hegemony Lovers: Men, Women, and Gender Equality Losers, Meritocracy, and Identification

Product Details

  • publication date: 04/12/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781137372833
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 289
  • ID: 9781137372833
  • weight: 452
  • ISBN10: 1137372834

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